- Russia / France / Germany
- 1h 23min
- Directed by: Ivan I. Tverdovskiy
- Written by: Ivan I. Tverdovskiy
- Cast: Masha Tokareva, Natalya Pavlenkova, Aleksandr Gorchilin
- Language: Russian
- UK release: 6 October 2016
Natasha (Pavlenkova) is a middle-aged procurement manager in a Russian zoo who has a grey and drab life until she starts to grow a tail. Her new appendage brings her to life, but her individuality comes with a price. Pavlenkova’s rich, emotional performance gives emotion and involvement to Tverdovsky’s bone-dry social satire and affinity with the outsider.
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Reviews & features
Zoology25 Sep 2017
Natalya Pavlenkova is superb in a sly contemporary fairytale from Russian director Ivan I Tverdovsky
Growing a tail might be the best thing that ever happened to the central character in Zoology, a complex story told in a compact, satisfying fashion. Director Ivan I Tverdovsky's second feature (after 2014's Corrections Class) is a sly contemporary…
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