74 min, 52min or 43min | HD | DCP | Blu-ray | 16:9 | original Azeri version with English subtitles or voice over Tapdyg has a dream of bringing a European dairy cow into his picturesque village in Azerbaijan to improve the conditions for his poor family. He decides to call the cow Madona. His passion unsettles the traditional community, the Old Men see a threat in having a foreign cow among them as they say its milk will be full of chemicals. Even his wife Vafa does not want to take care of such a strange breed. But Tapdyg is ready to risk it all and challenges the conservative mentality to open up and rethink the attitude.
How do human beings handle change while remaining true to their own traditions? HOLY COW questions the prejudices against the unknown and how ready we are to accept a newcomer.
74 min, 52min or 43min | HD | DCP | Blu-ray | 16:9 | original Azeri version with English subtitles or voice over a.o.
IDFAmsterdam - First Appearance 2015
DocPoint Helsinki 2016
hotDOCS Toronto 2016
One World IFF Prague 2016
Crossing Europe IFF 2016 Linz