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Directed by Cristina Comencini
Italy, 1988


Martina, twelve years old, lives in the Rome’s zoo, because her father is the guardian. She spends all the days in the garden living strictly in contact with the zoo’s animals. Anyway she feels alone. One day she meets and becomes friend with a young Slavic escaped from a gypsy camp.

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Zoo Directed by Cristina Comencini

Awards & Festivals

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1989 | Nominee: Best New Director

Golden Globes (Italy)

1989 | 2 wins including: Best Actress

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