A middle-aged woman who works in a zoo grows a tail in this sparkling Russian satire about second chances in life.
Middle-aged zoo worker Natasha still lives with her mother in a small coastal town. She is stuck and it seems that life has no surprises for her.
Natashaonly pleasure is wandering around the zoo after-hours, feeding the animals herself with strictly forbidden fruit and buns.
One day, she faints. When she regains consciousness she finds she is growing a tail. A handsome young doctor treats her and Natashas life begins to take on a whole new meaning!
What the press said
"A woman with a tail is a role model for outsiders in this rare gem of a film, thats very difficult to classify"Guardian
"A bizarre and rather brilliant Russian drama"Time Out
"Bold and thought-provoking"Little White Lies