War in Georgia, Apkhazeti region in 1990. An Estonian man Ivo has stayed behind to harvest his crops of tangerines. In a bloody conflict at his door, a wounded man is left behind, and Ivo is forced to take him in.
Confined in an apartment from a New York housing project, the six Angulo brothers learned everything they know about the world through watching films and spend their time reenacting their favorite movies with intricate homemade costumes.
Three young people from three different countries share not only an extraordinary talent, hard discipline and a strong drive for success but first and foremost a deep love for music. All ... See full summary »
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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