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A 1962 short from Bert Haanstra made from footage he secretly shot of people visiting Amsterdam’s Artis Zoo.
1962 | 2 wins including: FIPRESCI Prize
1963 | Nominee: Best Short Film
1963 | Winner: Best Short Film (Grand Prix Pelayo)
Wow, this is gimmicky: image-sound-light to impress. It has several beautiful shots of people and animals, I give you that. But is it only this superficial? The jazzy sound gives it an even more staged aura. Nice shots from the zoo, though.
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★★★★★ we all share the same origins, right?
What's not to like?
what side of the cage is the actual zoo on?
☆☆ e mezzo.