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Release Date: October 27, 2013

Year    :   2013
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Ministère de la culture, MACT Productions, Fonds Sud Cinéma, Heimatfilm, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, Ciné+, Eurimages, WDR
Director    :   Rani Massalha
Producers    :   
Writers    :   Rani Massalha, Xavier Nemo
RunTime    :   85 mins.

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 ...

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