RUSSIA. Altai Territory. 2000. Dead cows lying on a cliff. The local population claim whole herds of cattle and sheep regularly die as a result of rocket fuel poisoned soil.


La Vaca Que Canto Una Cancion Sobre El Futuro
The Cow That Sang A Song About The Future

Directed by : Francisca Alegria

1st feature – 100 min – Spanish

Synopsis: Valdiva, South Chile. Hundreds of fish corpses are floating on the river. The cows as well will later be caught by a strange illness. In order to take care of her father, weakened by a heart attack, Cecilia (45) goes with her two children to the family farm. When Magdalena (33) rises from the dead after her suicide, family secrets resurface. In the midst of this surreal atmosphere where agonizing animals sing songs about the future of humanity, the members of the family will have to let themselves be guided by the voices of nature in order to unravel their own mysteries.

Starring: Mia Maestro, Alfredo Castro, Leonor Varela, Lucas Balmaceda
Shooting: March 2021
Delivery: May 2022
Produced by: Cinéma Defacto
In coproduction with: Match Factory Production (Germany), Wood Producciones (Chile).

International Sales: The Match Factory

With the support of: CNC – Aide aux cinémas du monde, CNC – Aide à la création visuelle et sonore, CNC – Aide à la coproduction franco-allemande, Eurimages.