About the film
bomb palestine zoo giraffe veterinarian tel aviv, israel father son relationship
Release Date: October 27, 2013
|Production Companies||:||Ministère de la culture, MACT Productions, Fonds Sud Cinéma, Heimatfilm, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, Ciné+, Eurimages, WDR|
|Writers||:||Rani Massalha, Xavier Nemo|
Yacine is the veterinarian of the only zoo remaining in the Palestinian West Bank. He lives alone with his 10-year old son, Ziad. The kid has a special bond with the two giraffes in the zoo. He seems to be the only one to communicate with them. After an air raid in the region the male giraffe dies. His mate, Rita, won’t survive unless the veterinarian finds her a new companion. The only zoo that might provide this animal is located in Tel Aviv ...