Cows (Vacas) (1992)





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In Basque country, feuds, governments, and wars come and go, while cows placidly observe the strange behaviors of the humans who care for them. In 1875, during a massacre inspired by an out-of-control family feud, a farmer and his friend find themselves in a ditch together. One of them dies, and the other survives by playing possum using his friend's blood as a disguise. As the film flashes forward in time, the man is now a grandfather who amuses himself by painting the tranquil gaze of cows … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance, Art House & International, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By:
Written By: Michel Gaztambide, Julio Medem
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 29, 2002

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as Ignacio, Manuel, Per...

as Catalina

as Ilegorri/Lucas

as Paulina

as Civil Servant
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All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | August 30, 2004
New York Times
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He fails as often as he succeeds. With so many loose ends, you could make a pretty rag rug.

Full Review… | October 16, 2003
Eye for Film

August 22, 2005

Full Review… | October 16, 2003

Audience Reviews for Cows (Vacas)

it was very strange, and rather boring. it was Romeo & Juliet with cows, oh and incest. yea. it was a strange family conflict. it was cool how the director had the same actors playing the people of each generation.

Megan S

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