Director:Daisuke Gotô, 2003

Also known as Chikan gifu: Musuke no yome to…

A Lonely Cow Weeps at Dawn follows a young widow, Noriko, living with her senile father-in-law, Shukichi, on a farm. He believes his favourite cow, recently deceased, is still alive. Noriko pretends to be the cow and lets him milk her – a satisfying arrangement for them both. Shukichi’s daughter discovers their bizarre relationship and tries to put an end to it…

This film is regarded as director Daisuke Gotô’s best film (Scorpion’s Revenge, Zero Woman).

Film Extras

  • Interview with Cinematographer Masahide Iioka
  • Interview with director Daisuke Gotô
  • Interview with producer Yutaka Ikejima
  • Stills Gallery
  • Original trailer
  • Salvation trailers

Film Details

  • BBFC Rating :18
  • Language: Japanese with English subtitles
  • Cast : Horyu Nakamura, Ryoko Asagi, Yumeka Sasaki, Seiji Nakamitsu, Haruku Jo, Sakura Mizuki, Toshimasa Niiro, Hidehisa Ebata