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Zoo (2007)

Unrated | | Documentary | 30 May 2008 (UK)
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A look at the life of an Enumclaw, Washington man who died as a result of an unusual encounter with a horse.

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Coyote ...
Himself
Jenny Edwards ...
Herself
John Edwards ...
Himself
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Ron Carrier ...
The Happy Horseman
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H
Tom Gormally ...
The Polishman
Forest Fousel ...
Capitol Hill man (as Forest L. Fousel)
Brad Harrington ...
Bremerton man
Andrew Scott McIntyre ...
Military man (as Andrew McIntyre)
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Mr. Hands' brother
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Mr. Hand's father
Malayka Gormally ...
Mr. Hands' wife
Conor Gormally ...
Mr. Hands' son
Robert Padilla ...
The rancher
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A look at the life of an Enumclaw, Washington man who died as a result of an unusual encounter with a horse.

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We are not who we appear to be.

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Also Known As:

Zoofilia  »

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Opening Weekend:

$9,920 (USA) (27 April 2007)

Gross:

$69,032 (USA) (6 July 2007)
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The horse performer in this movie was a Thoroughbred mare named 'Somebodys Baby', and is a former successful racehorse. The horse in the incident portrayed was in reality an Arabian stallion. See more »

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There's less here than meets the eye
27 May 2007 | by (San Francisco) – See all my reviews

I appreciate that the filmmaker is going for more than shock, but I'm not sure what this film really has to offer. It's clear that the filmmaker has some sympathy for the zoophiles, but as a whole, the film is mess. It's beautifully filmed. Almost every frame is mesmerizing, but it feels distracting rather than enlightening. The impeccably filmed images work to mask a lack of insight. Not a terrible film, but the novelty of the subject matter will bring it more attention than it ultimately deserves. It's also derivative. It borrows heavily from Errol Morris. It's probably better than most stuff out there now. At least I saw it instead of Georgia Rule.


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