ZOO (Chicago International Film Festival Chicago Illinois USA 2017)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.2|5.0 Starsìììì

—good older child’s watch—serves a plate of bitter-sweetness with its simple, but very well-scripted storyline. The story not only is interesting, but the acting is quite well-done and serves a nice portion of Toby Jones, well-known for his part in Harry Potter, Chamber of Secrets. This movie may not be amazing or particularly notable, but is a very good, easy-on-the-mind watch.

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During World War II bombings of Ireland, a group of young persons work to save a baby elephant locked inside a zoo.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Colin McIvor for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Christopher Figg, Kevin Jackson, Lisa Lambert, and Robert Whitehouse for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Security Guard Charlie (Toby Jones), Denise Austin (Penelope Wilton), Tom Hall (Art Parkinson), Mr. Shawcross (Ian McElhinney), Emily Hall (Amy Huberman), George Hall (Damian O’Hare), Jane Berry (Emily Flain), Jake McClune (Stephen Hagan), Pete (Ian O’Reilly), Mickey (James Stockdale), Pete andMickey’s Mother (Geraldine McAlinden), and Curfew Warden (Lalor Roddy).

Buy a ticket
? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. Interesting piece of World War II shows how war affects all pieces of life to include animal life within zoo environments.

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