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19 days to watch
3.4
244 Ratings

Postcards from the Zoo

Kebun Binatang

Directed by Edwin
Indonesia, 2012
Drama, Fantasy, Romance
  • Indonesian
  • English

Synopsis

Little Lana was 3 years old when she was abandoned, alone in the Zoo. Raised by a giraffe trainer, the Zoo is the only world she knows. Until one day, a charming magician arrives and Lana finds her love, for she is ready to leave.

Our take

Embrace your inner animal in this dreamily morphing Indonesian film that competed in the Berlinale. Using Jakarta’s zoo as a cinematic playground—akin to Jia Zhangke’s amusement park-centered The World—for animals, magic, and love, whimsical mythology turns to longing as a girl turns into an adult.

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Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2012

Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente

2012

Tribeca Film Festival

2012

CPH PIX

2012

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