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RUSSIA, France, Germany | 87 minutes | 2016

A surprising tale where growing a new bodily part becomes a metaphor for awakening feelings.

After the success of his first feature Correction Class (which screened at the FNC in 2014), talented young Russian director Ivan I. Tverdovsky is back with the story of a middle-aged outcast who lives with her elderly mother. Natasha leads a drab existence until the day when she suddenly, and to her great surprise, grows a tail. Ostensibly about the cruelty of human existence, Zoology is ultimately an eloquent protest against the homogenization of culture and personal taste. (Stéphane Defoy)

Special Prize of the Jury (Karlovy Vary International Film Festival)
Best Actress (Sochi Open Russian Film Festival) 

Prix Spécial du Jury - Karlovy Vary 2016


Wednesday October 12, 2016

Program #170
Cinéma du Parc 2

Friday October 14, 2016

Program #224
Cinéma du Parc 2

Ivan I. Tverdovsky

No biography

2009 - As If Waiting for a Bus - documentary
2012 - Pianism - documentary
2013 - Space Dog - documentary
2014 - Corrections Class (Klass Korrektsii) - drama
2016 - Zoology - drama

distribution and credits

  • Screenplay Ivan I. Tverdovsky
  • Cast Irina Chipizhenko, Dmitry Groshev, Natalia Pavlenkova
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