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The Cow - © Jean-Claude Lother

The Cow

A Feature film by Mohamed Hamidi

Produced by Yume - Quad Films, Kiss Films

Release in France : 17/02/2016

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Executive Producers :

Yume - Quad Films, Kiss Films

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French distribution :

Pathé Distribution

Co-productions :

Pathé Production, France 3 Cinéma, Ten Films

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Pathé Distribution

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AS Communication

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Fatah, an Algerian farmer, only has eyes for his cow Jacqueline, who he dreams of bringing to Paris for the Agricultural Fair. When he receives the precious invitation, to the amazement of his whole village, this man who has never left the countryside, takes the boat to Marseilles and crosses France by foot, heading for the fair at the Porte de Versailles.
It is an opportunity for Fatah and Jacqueline to go from encounters to surprises, and to live a human adventure made up of great moments of mutual help and crazy laughter. An unexpected journey and one full of tenderness in today's France.

Videos (2)


The Cow

Trailer (English Subs)


The Cow

Trailer (French)

Photos (10)

Full credits (15)

Executive Producers :

Nicolas Duval Adassovsky, Yann Zenou, Laurent Zeitoun, Jamel Debbouze

Screenwriters :

Mohamed Hamidi, Alain-Michel Blanc, Fatsah Bouyahmed

Co-producers :

Romain Le Grand, Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano

Sound Recordist :

Pierre Excoffier

Press Attaché (film) :

Sandra Cornevaux

Continuity supervisor :

Marie Ducret

Music Composer :

Ibrahim Maalouf

Costume designer :

Hadjira Ben-Rahou

Assistant Director :

Arnaud Esterez

Foreign producers :

Bénédicte Bellocq, Souad Lamriki

Director of photography :

Elin Kirschfink

Production Manager :

Grégory Valais

Editor :

Marion Monnier

Production Designer :

Arnaud Roth

Casting :

Gigi Akoka

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Feature film

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Coproducer countries :

France, Morocco

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Nationality :

Majority French (France, Morocco)

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Runtime :

1 h 31 min

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Audio format :

Dolby 5.1