Screening at the 11th Iranian Film Festival Australia (IFFA 2023).
This feature will be accompanied by a short film, 'Making of the Cow'.
A film by the Great Iranian filmmaker Dariush Mehrjui. An old villager deeply in love with his cow goes to the capital for a while. While he’s there, the cow dies and now the villagers are afraid of his possible reaction to it when he returns.
Festivals & Awards:
• Winner Venice Film Festival, FIPRESCI Prize 1971.
• Winner Berlin International Film Festival, OCIC Award, Recommendation (forum)1972.
• Winner Berlin International Film Festival, OCIC Award, Recommendation (forum of new film)1972.
• Cannes, Film festival Director’s Fortnight 1971.
Chicago International Film Festival 1971.