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The Cow Who Sang a Song Into the Future

“A hauntingly atmospheric tale that denounces humanity’s untenable relationship with the natural world.” – Los Angeles Times

“A thoughtful film, tender, hopeful, with some knockout bovine performances too.” – Guardian

“Reminds us we should go through life always thinking about how our choices will affect others, including the birds, the bees, and the fish in the seas.” –

“A tale of warning about a collapsing ecosystem and about deep family wounds.” Vox

90% on Rotten Tomatoes


When thousands of fish die in a polluted river in southern Chile, Magdalena, a woman long-deceased, emerges amongst their lifeless bodies. Magdalena encounters her widowed husband, sending him into a state of shock and prompting the return of their daughter, Cecilia. Magdalena’s presence and her effect on the environment stirs curiosity and fear among her family. As the past comes into focus, mother and daughter are met with the opportunity to change the future.

In Spanish with English subtitles.