is aware that cows roaming the countryside is an image cut straight from the cloth of pastoral English iconography, the stuff of Victorian novels and Renaissance paintings. “[For] a lot of our modern lives, our sort of view of nature is a very romantic one,” she says. “It’s a very sort of postural, are we going to have a picnic and a nice bit of nature? We engage with the romance of it as opposed to the reality of it.”
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The reality of nature, in all its unglamorized truth, is the driving force of Arnold’s new film, “Cow
,” which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
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