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Ratings & Reviews

  1. bartkl's rating of the film No Cow On the Ice

    A truly personal, authentic narration of a Spanish immigrant in Sweden. It's honest, educational and inspiring, its style an interesting blend of rough documentary-style video footage and a more aesthetic, ambient style revolving around still photography and meditative, natural sounds. A marvelous fusion of an inspiring personal story and a very aesthetic display of beautiful Sweden.

  2. Hodek Van Mealstrom's rating of the film No Cow On the Ice

    The thin line between real life and cinema is so white.

  3. darioscha's rating of the film No Cow On the Ice

    Un diario visual lleno de pensamientos, descubrimientos, transiciones...

  4. cahurtado's rating of the film No Cow On the Ice

    A beautiful intimate documentary about change, transition and a journey of self discovery.

  5. Funda Can Çuvalcı's rating of the film No Cow On the Ice

    The cinematography is nice. The way the director tells his story is very humble and unpretentiously beautiful including the cinematography. The reality that the director shared about the number of unemployed people (6 million) was shocking to me and the director himself was one of them.

  6. viola.morisi@yahoo.it's rating of the film No Cow On the Ice

    I have been moved by this movie. Every story is different, but I am still living abroad and nobody knows what it means practically. But after you have seen this movie you can really grasp this meaning, in an intimate, delicate way.

  7. captainfez's rating of the film No Cow On the Ice

    You know how you wake up from a dream and only remember bits and it's confusing as fuck? Give that a release.

  8. Vamsi's rating of the film No Cow On the Ice

    Watched it for Sweden. Found it to bé quite ordinary with no real engagement.

  9. Nan Bauer's rating of the film No Cow On the Ice

    Stunning meditation on emigrating to someplace so far from home.

  10. David R Williams's rating of the film No Cow On the Ice

    Worth watching for the shot of sunlight glittering on rapidly moving water, suggestion of shadows of leafless trees, cut to the Fall and an outcropping of rock buried in fallen leaves, cut to a single leaf dangling from an invisible strand of spider web dancing with the wind. The transition from Fall to Winter. The whole of cultural displacement captured in that simple but beautiful sequence.

  11. Slappy McGee's rating of the film No Cow On the Ice

    Thought there was going to be more of a statement or a point made here. As it was, it's just a look at this one guy's adjustment to a new country. Seemed very insignificant to me. Nothing bad about it, just dry and not much to say.

  12. Samuel Wells's rating of the film No Cow On the Ice

    This film is incredibly genuine and personal. The filmmaker tells his story plainly and honestly. But that does not mean it is dry, he is able to share the charm of everyday life through the steady shots. Each person filmed seems truthful and it makes the world inviting and intriguing. The story he tells is also moving, sharing hardships that he must overcome. Very simple, but not needing the bells and whistles.

  13. tinderness's rating of the film No Cow On the Ice

    Die fast triviale Annäherung an ein Land und das unspektakuläre Scheitern an diesem. Ein filmisches Tagebuch vom Aufenthalt eines Spaniers aus Galizien in Schweden. Schade, dass der Film mich so unberührt gelassen hat..

  14. John Woodall's rating of the film No Cow On the Ice

    It's films like this that really rekindle some strange feeling deep inside me. This is by no means a perfect film, but I don't think it ever set out to be one. Ultimately it's a very raw capture of the insecurities, joys, frustrations, celebrations, fears, etc. that are part of life. If all of us are lost in life, this film is one man making the best of it.

  15. Jean A. Vachon's rating of the film No Cow On the Ice

    SSSllSlow and insignifiant...

  16. Adam Webb's rating of the film No Cow On the Ice

    That beautiful series of shots 3/4 of the way into the film is a miracle.

  17. shuhei hatano's rating of the film No Cow On the Ice

    I love this film as much as "Reminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania".Beautiful.

  18. saitosouta's rating of the film No Cow On the Ice

    Acest film este modest și tăcut dar care mai de care mai mișcător despre un imigrant ce-a ales să emigreze din țara lui plin de lumina comodă a soarelui și vină în Suedia acoperit cu nea colilie. Destrămat de către nostalgia pentru țara și plăcere în lumea nouă, poate el va păsi hotărît pe pamîntul pas cu pas. // 陽光に満ちた故郷を出て、純白の雪に覆われたスウェーデンへ赴く移民を描く今作は控えめで静かだが、何より感動的だ。故郷への郷愁と新天地での喜びに引き裂かれながら、彼は大地を一歩一歩力強く踏みしめ生きていくのだろう。

  19. salviggo@gmail.com's rating of the film No Cow On the Ice

    A Chronicle, a view, an interesting documentary that is not only told with images but with deep thoughts. Excelent!