59. ZOO
United States
dir. Robinson Devor
world premiere 2007
U.S. release 2007


Because for all of the traditionally executed non-fiction films that dazzled throughout the decade, one hungers for more experiments that really revise the paradigm. Devor's necessarily elliptical approach to the topic of human-animal congress prompts an impenetrable but prismatic poetics that's eerie without being tabloid.