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‘Lambs of God’ wins plaudits at Series Mania

(L-r) Jeffrey Walker, Sarah Lambert and Jason Stephens at Series Mania.

Lingo PicturesLambs of God didn’t win any prizes at Series Mania but the comedic drama adapted from Marele Day’s novel was warmly received by audiences and French critics.

The first two hours of the Foxtel-commissioned miniseries created by Sarah Lambert and directed by Jeffrey Walker had their world premiere in the International Panorama section of the festival staged in Lille, northern France.

Starring Essie Davis, Ann Dowd, Jessica Barden and Sam Reid, Lambs of God follows three nuns, the last survivors of the order of St. Agnes, who live in a convent on a remote island. Reid plays Father Ignatius, an ambitious young priest who plans to turn the property into a money-making luxury resort and is kidnapped by the nuns.

The cast includes John Bell as a bishop, Damon Herriman as Father Bob, Daniel Henshall

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