We continue our examination of the films of 1969 with a look at Dariush Merhjui’s The Cow. The film stars Ezzatolah Entezami as Hassan, a man with a very high status in his village. He’s the proud owner of the sole cow. When he goes away for a morning his cow mysteriously dies and the rest of the villagers conspire to cover this up by telling him that the animal has run away. Let’s just say that Hassan doesn’t take the news so well….