In a world full of racism and large societal gaps, "Fat Cows, Lean Cows" presents a different possibility.
This is the story of a small, simple family living in the shadows of the modern, industrial western world, in stark contrast to their own. The family is not related by blood nor are they members of the same religion. For 13 years they have been living a calm, self-sustained life, managing to disconnect almost entirely from the raging political and social realities surrounding them.
Destiny, or perhaps the existential need for livelihood, brought them to a small cowshed in the Israeli village of Nir Israel, though a dark shadow clouds their future.