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Father, Son & Holy Cow (2011)

Bogdan, an internationally acclaimed concert pianist, retires from the stage when his wife Iza dies... See full synopsis »

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Patrycja Topajew ...
Young Izabela
David Lebkowski ...
Young Bogdan
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Bogdan
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Izabela
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Pawel
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Anna
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Katharina
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Priest
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Veterinary
Zdzislaw Rychter ...
Franek (as Bene Rychter)
Stanislaw Sniezko ...
Zygmunt
Joanna Kasperska ...
Ilona
Malwina Buss ...
Ola
Lucja Burzynska ...
Janina
Malgorzata Szmuda ...
Arletka
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Bogdan, an internationally acclaimed concert pianist, retires from the stage when his wife Iza dies... See full synopsis »

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16 February 2012 (Germany)  »

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Den heliga kon  »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)
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According to producer Fabian Gasmia, the cow ate 63 kg of apples during principal photography and was pregnant at that time. See more »

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Great movie!
15 February 2012 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I've seen the film at Biberacher Filmfestspiele and I was thrilled! A quiet, heart-touching movie, beautiful pictures and great characters. The film tells the story of Bogdan - superbly acted by Zbigniew Zamachowski - a husband who loses his wife and in his grief threatens to sink. It may sound absurd, but it is a cow, which he brings out of his depth and shows him - and us - how beautiful life can be.

In German cinema, it is now released under the title "Sommer auf dem Land" ("Summer in the countryside"), which unfortunately doesn't reflect the heartwarming tragicomedy ... and above all, it keeps the real star of the film secret: the cow!!


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