Eastern Europe - a city torn by civil war - Present Day Jonah Ludovic writes in his journal. His poetry softening the cynical observations of a man living a self imposed penance. Wherever he came from and whoever he was, Ludovic is now alone, silenced by a crime unknown. Ludovic can hear the shelling of an imposing civil war. He can see the flashes of fire destroying a city that once was his home. He doesn't move. He just writes. As daybreak arrives, the shelling has ceased. Ludovic makes his way to his job as a custodian at the local zoo. He is met at the gates by the fleeing staff. Ludovic chooses to remain behind, he has no where to go. Along with an elderly guard and a veterinarian, the three set out to care for the animals and hopefully protect them and themselves, from harm. It is not long before the war has reached the gates of the zoo. Dragov, the sociopathic captain of a local search platoon of nationalists...

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The Zookeeper (2001)

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Eastern Europe - a city torn by civil war - Present Day Jonah Ludovic writes in his journal. His poetry softening the cynical observations of a man living a self imposed penance. Wherever he came from and whoever he was, Ludovic is now alone, silenced by a crime unknown. Ludovic can hear the shelling of an imposing civil war. He can see the flashes of fire destroying a city that once was his home. He doesn't move. He just writes. As daybreak arrives, the shelling has ceased. Ludovic makes his way to his job as a custodian at the local zoo. He is met at the gates by the fleeing staff. Ludovic chooses to remain behind, he has no where to go. Along with an elderly guard and a veterinarian, the three set out to care for the animals and hopefully protect them and themselves, from harm. It is not long before the war has reached the gates of the zoo. Dragov, the sociopathic captain of a local search platoon of nationalists...

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Cast
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Sam Neill

Ludovic
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Gina McKee

Ankica
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Ulrich Thomsen

Dragov
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Om Puri

The Vet
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Marek Vasut

Yeltsov
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Javor Loznica

Zioig
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Srdjan Simeonovich

Slavko
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Arnost Proschek

Dusan
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Mikulás Kren

Father
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Tomás Valík

Soldier 1
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Stanislav Hybler

Soldier 1
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Hana Pastejríková

Woman at Window
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Drahomira Fialkova

Neighbor Woman
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Ilja Racek

Stanislaw
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Rudolf Jelínek

Zoo Official
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Ivo Niederle

Zoo Worker 1
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Milan Krouzil

Zoo Worker 2
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Jan Bernasek

Zoo Worker 3
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Josef Nedorost

Zoo Worker 4
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Jakob Schwarz

UN Driver
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Noel le Bon

UN Mate
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Colin Stuart

UN Soldier
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Roman Fara

Dargov's Sharpshooter
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Filip Truhlar

Newspaper boy
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Susan Caskie

TV Reporter 1
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Rianne Kooiman

TV Reporter 2
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Marijana Milicevic

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Vivienne McKee

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Agnete Nordin

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David Batson

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Ian Burns

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Thomas Klemmer

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Crew
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Ralph Ziman

Director
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The Zookeeper

(DVD, Clamshell)

9/21/2010

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