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The Fellows Who Ate the Elephant

Zo o kutta renchu

Directed by Kozaburo Yoshimura
Japan, 1947
Comedy

Synopsis

During the war food shortage a zoo elephant dies and the zookeepers think Why not eat it? Only after the barbeque they discover that the elephant may have died of a rare disease that leaves them only a couple of days left to live…

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The Fellows Who Ate the Elephant Directed by Kozaburo Yoshimura

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