Famous ram of award-winning film "Rams" gets put on a wall upon his death
International award winning Icelandic film "Rams" or Hrútar, starred, along with the human actors, a ram named Grámi. Upon his recent death, his owner decided to take him to a taxidermist so that his head can be put up as a wall ornament.
"This is no ordinary ram's head. It's not ony the three hundreth sheep's head that I've stuffed, but it's the had of a world famous ram, the grey ram who got first prize in the film Rams," says taxidermist and musician Kristján Stefánsson from Gilhagi, Skagafjörður in North Iceland.
Owner of Grami, farmer Sigurður Pálsson says that the ram was a very friendly animal and a good companion.
Rams is an Icelandic drama from 2015 written and directed by Grímur Hákonarson. It received the Prix Un Certain Regard section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival and has reveived numerous other awards and nominations, including an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film.