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Zoology
Zoology
Zoology
Ivan I. Tverdovski

Zoology
(Зоология)

Russia, France, Germany 2016
In Russian, English subtitles
87 min
Drama
For audiences aged 16 and above

'Kafka meets Cronenberg, with a side order of gloomy Russian humor, in Zoology, a tragicomic fable about an ostracized outsider fighting back against a crushingly conventional society. The young writer-director Ivan Tverdovsky follows his prize-winning debut Corrections Class (2014) with another bleak but sympathetic portrait of small-town misfits, which won the jury prize at Karlovy Vary last week. More playful and magical than its initial mood of somber social realism suggests… Tverdovsky's folkloric fable has a richness of spirit that belies its slender resources. Pavlenkova's performance is an appealing tour de force, too, pulling off a bold metamorphosis from downtrodden frump to emancipated party animal.'
Stephen Dalton, The Hollywood Reporter


Director: Ivan I. Tverdovsky
Screenplay: Ivan I. Tverdovsky
Cast: Natalia Pavlenkova, Dmitri Groshev, Irina Chipizhenko, Masha Tokareva, Aleksandr Gorchilin
Production: Natalia Mokritskaya, Mila Rozanova, Uljana Savelieva, Guillame de Seille, Maria Lavnikovich / New People Film Company, Arizona Productions, MovieBrats
Sales: New Europe Film Sales


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Screenings

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