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British filmmaker Andrea Arnold has carved out a career making incendiary and feminist cinematic experiences. Her debut detour into documentary delivers all this and more: a cow becomes a trojan horse for an empathetic exploration of what it means to be valued for your body alone.


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Shot over four years at a farm in Kent, England, this observational documentary details the daily life of veteran dairy cow Luma, whose sole purpose it is to breed.