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A Zed & Two Noughts

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Andréa Ferréol Andréa Ferréol
Alba Bewick
Brian Deacon Brian Deacon
Oswald Deuce
Frances Barber Frances Barber
Venus de Milo
Joss Ackland Joss Ackland
Van Hoyten
Jim Davidson Jim Davidson
Joshua Plate
Guusje van Tilborgh Guusje van Tilborgh
Caterina Bolnes
Ken Campbell Ken Campbell
Stephen Pipe
Wolf Kahler Wolf Kahler
Felipe Arc-en-Ciel

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Peter Greenaway Peter Greenaway
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Zoo: A Zed & Two Noughts (1985) - Introduction


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Two women passengers die in a car crash as a result of which the female driver has a leg amputated. The zoologist twin husbands of the dead women are fascinated by the processes of decay, start an affair with the amputee and liberate animals from a zoo. This provocative, funny and stylish film is also a tribute to Vermeer and an exploration of the trauma of loss, man's relationship with animals and the attraction of lists. Cinematography is by Frenchman Sacha Vierny and the score is by Michael Nyman.
Release date: 25 May 1990
UPC: 720917519524
Tags: Animal (4), Surrealism (4), Photography (3), 1985 (3), Cafe (3), Car Accident (3), Zoo (3), Apple (2), British (2), UK (2), 80s (2), Death (2), Surreal (2), 1980s (2), Amputee (2), Flower (2), Rhinoceros (2), Phonograph (2), Fish (1), Abortion (1)
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