New Zealand milk farmer Rob gives his lover Lucinda a ring. Trying to spark up her relationship with Rob, she takes her friend Drosophila's advice and starts to try and make Rob angry. But she tends to go too far. Admiring her ring while driving a lonely road, she has a run-in with an older woman that sets off a chain of events that begins with her quilt being stolen.
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A man, a woman, and 117 cows.
1 March 2001 (New Zealand)
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Opening Weekend USA: $10,027,
18 February 2001, Limited Release
Gross USA: $111,124, 22 July 2001
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
Director Harry Sinclair was inspired to make this film when he heard the music of Russian composer Anatol Liadov playing on the radio while scouting the New Zealand countryside. See more
Early in the film, while Lucinda is chopping wood, you hear the chop of the axe before she completes her swing. See more
The opening credits are embroidered on the couple's quilt, which moves as they sleep under it to reveal the names of cast and crew. See more
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