Often credited as being the first Iranian New Wave film, 'The Cow' is a window into the lives of a tightly knit community whose livestock is under constant threat of being rustled. One of the most important community members is Hassan, a man whose best friend and surrogate daughter is his beloved cow, the only one in town. When Hassan goes away, a horrible incident occurs. The town group together and lie about what happened in an attempt not to upset Hassan. However, the news pushes him over the edge. How will Hassan cope? Historically and culturally significant, 'The Cow' is essential viewing for all Iranian cinema enthusiasts.