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The Cow Who Sang a Song Into the Future 15 rating

Francisca Alegría brings together family trauma and ecology into a poetic journey of rebirth. A mysterious and poetic tale on our collapsing ecosystem and finding balance.

Fantasy 2022 99 mins

Director: Francisca Alegría



Cecilia (Leonor Varela), a city hospital surgeon, travels to her father's farm after he has a heart attack. At the same time, dozens of cows are struck by illness and Cecilia's mother, Magdalena, to the shock of her family, comes back from the dead. As the past comes into focus, mother and daughter meet an opportunity to change the future. Filmed in the extraordinary landscapes of Chile, and featuring a wonderful lead performance from Mía Maestro (Hannibal) as Magdalena, the film is filled with striking images and disquieting moments, a beautiful, meditative and unique masterwork.