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Celebrating Iranian Cinema

The Cow

Tue 07 Apr, 7:15pm at Red Brick Auditorium

Tickets: £6 , approx running time: 104mins

Age: 18

Director: Dariush Mehrjui

Country: Iran

Year: 1969

We are delighted to be hosting a very rare screening of the Iranian New Wave classic, The Cow.

In a small village in Iran, Hassan cherishes his cow more than anything in the world. While he is away, the cow mysteriously dies, and the villagers protectively try to convince Hassan the cow has wandered off. Grief stricken, Hassan begins to believe he is his own beloved bovine.

With special thanks to director Dariush Mehrjui and MUBI.

Subtitled Screening: This is a subtitled screening.

Celebrating Iranian Cinema – a programme of groundbreaking Iranian Film

See 2 or more films and save 25% off your ticket price

Saturday 21 March – Persepolis (A striking animation from Marjane Satrapi)

Saturday 28 March – Raving Iran (A documentary about Tehran’s underground Techno scene)

Wednesday 1 April – A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night  (The first Iranian Vampire Western)

Sunday 5 April – A Separation (The first Iranian film to win the foreign language Oscar)

Tuesday 7 April – The Cow (A cult film of the Iranian new wave from Dariush Mehrjui)

Kindly supported by Film Hub North, the Film Audience Network and the National Lottery as part of Inclusive Cinema funding.


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