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Human Zoo (2009)

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In Marseille, the young Serbian-Albanian Adria Shala is an illegal immigrant traumatized by her past. Every now and then Adria recalls her life in Kosovo, when she was saved from rape by a ... See full summary »

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Adria Shala
Nikola Djuricko ...
Srdjan Vasiljevic
Nick Corey ...
Shawn Reagan
Vojin Cetkovic ...
Alex
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Mina
Saïd Amadis ...
Mohamed
Branislav Lecic ...
Commander Stojkovic
Ivan Jevtovic ...
Milan
Jean-Pierre Sanchez ...
Omar
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Detective Dacae
Daphné Hacquard ...
Kameela (as Daphné Hacquart)
Jean-Luc Boucherot ...
Michaël
Vladimir Posavec ...
Dario
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Captain Plavcic
Dany Benedito ...
Mrs. Mordeaux
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In Marseille, the young Serbian-Albanian Adria Shala is an illegal immigrant traumatized by her past. Every now and then Adria recalls her life in Kosovo, when she was saved from rape by a deserter called Srdjan Vasiljevic in 1999. They move to Belgrade where Srdjan becomes a gangster, dealing weapons and becoming an assassin. Adria learns how to shoot and helps Srdjan with his work at first, becoming his mistress later. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Huge Directorial Debut
19 April 2009 | by (Copenhagen, Denmark) – See all my reviews

This nearly two hour film has everything, it's funky, it's action- packed, it feels like a fresh take on The Godfather from a feminine perspective. If it had more traveling shots, smoother and sharper cinematography, more fiction and less time spent on realism and facts, I'd give it 9/10 stars. It's a bit hard to describe, it goes many places and includes a lot of ideas, a bit like society today. It's the Human Zoo. Probably inspired by Quentin Tarantino, Luc Besson and many others. Get into this movie with a open mind, and you will experience Rie Rasmussen's artistic vision, her enthusiasm, her poetry, her timing, her style.

I am definitely looking forward to Rie Rasmussen's next film projects!


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