A woman photographs zoo cages. The animals stare back, following her with their eyes. The voyeur and the object change places. The woman plunges into deep water where a game of violent underwater rugby is taking place. She returns to the surface to breathe, but the stares and the camera’s viewfinder block her escape route. In desperation, she makes an extreme decision.
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English title / ZOO
Teoksen nimi suomeksi / ZOO
Original title / ZOO
Keywords / animals, women, water, animal behaviour, prisons, photography, urban landscape
Type / Single channel
Genre / architecture and urban space, experimental
Country / Finland
Picture ratio / 16:9
Duration / 00:12:00
Language / No dialogue
Sound format / Dolby Digital
Year / 2006
Cast / Jyrki Arnikari (Cinematographer), Salla Tykkä (Director), Salla Tykkä (Editor), Misha Jaari (Producer), Terhi Suorlahti (Actor), Hanna Timonen (Still Photography), Max Savikangas (Music), Salla Tykkä (Script), Salla Tykkä (Author)