Skip to main content

Zoo

Netherlands, 1962 (MIFF 2010, Wild Things)

Director: Bert Haanstra

A 1962 short from Bert Haanstra made from footage he secretly shot of people visiting Amsterdam's Artis Zoo.

D/P Bert Haanstra S Bert Haanstra, Simon Carmiggelt L no dialogue TD 16mm /1962

See also...

Zoo

Bert Haanstra's latest film is joy to watch. A visit to the zoo is made an opportunity for cross-cutting: we switch from animals to humans, from striped dresses to zebras, and we wonder who is ... More »

THE VOICE OF THE WATER

This is a film about the Dutch and their long turbulent marriage with the sea. She has brought pleasure and pain, sport and tragedy. The Dutchman accepts her on her own capricious terms, a friend ... More »

All Things Flow

An aesthetic study of motion and change in nature made as a personal experiment. A poetic film, in a peaceful, gentle mood, it is visually stunning. ... More »

FANFARE

Who could ever imagine that such a harmless pastime as making music was to be the cause of revolutionising a whole village? Yet this is what happened in the placid Dutch village of Lagerwiede. There ... More »

DOCTOR PULDER SOWS POPPIES

Kees Pulder, a doctor in a small, provincial town, is stirred from his lethargy by the announcement that he is to be visited by Hans van Inge Liedaerd, a famous neuro-surgeon and an old ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director