Set in the Basque region, a story of the rivalry of two families, period 1870-1935

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Cristina
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Manuel, Ignacio and Peru Irigibel
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Catalina
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Ilegorri / Lucas
Klara Badiola ...
Madalen (as Clara Badiola)
Txema Blasco ...
Manuel
Kandido Uranga ...
Carmelo / Juan
Pilar Bardem ...
Paulina (as Pilar Barden)
Miguel Ángel García ...
Ane Sánchez ...
Cristina as a child
Magdalena Mikolajczak ...
Daughter as a child
Enara Azkue ...
Daughter as a child
Ortzi Balda ...
Ilegorri / Lucas as a child
Elisabeth Ruiz ...
Hermana mayor
Ramón Barea ...
Juez
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A film set in the Basque region, beginning in the Carlist war of 1875 and ending during the Spanish Civil war of 1936. The film portrays how one single act of cowardice shapes the life of the next three generations of two families and fuels the intense rivalry which will span the next sixty-one years. Written by Anonymous

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26 February 1992 (Spain)  »

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Manuel: This is important. This is very important. This is very, very important.
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An excellent movie!
7 July 2000 | by (San Francisco, CA USA) – See all my reviews

I originally saw Vacas at the Mill Valley Film Festival before its general release and thought then that it was one of the most exceptional films I had ever seen.

If you have the opportunity to view it, you are in for a rare visual and story treat.

Since it failed to make general US release in 1991, I have been searching for a VCR/DVD copy of it, with at the least English subtitles, in order to share it with others. If anyone knows where to obtain such a copy, please let me know. TIA!!


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