Holy Cow

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Holy Cow

Directed by Imamaddin Hasanov

  • Azerbaijan, Germany, Romania 2015; 74 min
  • Original version: Azerbaijani
  • Genre: Documentary

Synopsis

Tapdyg leads a simple life with his wife and children in a remote mountain village in Azerbaijan. But he has come up with a revolutionary plan that he thinks will make a better life for himself and his family. He plans on buying a European cow that produces more milk than traditional cattle. As well as having to save for a long time and borrowing money from acquaintances to make the purchase, Tapdyg also needs permission from the village elders. They are completely against it: in their minds, any kind of foreign influence would be bad for this isolated village, and they wonder whether this kind of beast could survive there anyway. Even his wife begs him not to do it – what would the neighbors think? This increasing resistance only strengthens Tapdyg’s resolve to follow his dream. Full of determination, he pins a magazine photo of his dream cow on his wall and starts setting up a cowshed...

Production

  • CONSET FILMS

     

  • FREE ART

     

  • KLOOS & CO. MEDIEN

     

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