Jolanda 23

Pim Zwier Short film - 2008 - 10 min.

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Even the livestock industry adheres to a certain aesthetic ideal. The cattle photographer, assisted by four sturdy men, captures beautifully shining, well-scrubbed cows.

A black-and-white fur is carefully washed. The cow moos softly. Now and then, we hear the farmer's reassuring words. After the washing, the animal is skilfully trimmed. Next, the spick-and-span cow has to stand on a platform with its front hoofs. It takes four grown-ups to do this correctly. Even in the world of the cattle farmer, a certain aesthetic ideal appears to be desired.

Credits

Director(s) Pim Zwier
Script Pim Zwier
Producer(s) Pim Zwier
Production Company
Fictieve Vrijheid
Executive Producer
Director of Photography
Editing
Sound Editor
Sound on Set
Distribution
Production Country
Netherlands