Zoo

Bert Haanstra Short documentary - 1962 - 12 min.

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Humorous documentary about people and animals in the Amsterdam Artis Zoo, shot with a hidden camera. Who is actually looking at whom? From the animals' standpoint, Haanstra filmed the reactions of the public and vice versa. By cross-editing the images, the film beautifully compares the behaviour of man and animal.

Credits

Director(s) Bert Haanstra
Producer(s) Bert Haanstra
Production Company
Bert Haanstra Films
Director of Photography
Fred Tammes
Editing
Sound on Set
Wim Huender
Music
Production Country
Netherlands