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Cow and the President, The

Original title: Vache et le Président, La
German title: Kuh und der Präsident, Die
France, 2000

Director: Muyl, Philippe
Production company: Alain Poiré
Age recommendation: 8 years and up

8-year-old Lucas lives with his father Romain on an isolated farm in Brittany. Lucas feels closely connected to 'Maeva', a Galloway calf. One day, a cow on the farm is ill and the suspicion arises that it is a case of BSE. 'Maeva' and the rest of the herd will be killed in 12 days. Lucas manages to convince his father that they should go to the President and seek a reprieve for 'Maeva'.

Frankfurt 2000 (public prize), Leeds 2001, Sandnes 2001, Oekomedia Freiburg 2001 (awarded), Discovery Dundee 2004

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Gaumont (F)

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