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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

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