Animal magic Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson star in a heartwarming family film INFO
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WE BOUGHT A ZOO
This sounds pretty self-explanatory. It is, but you might not know the full story behind this one.
The film is actually based on the memoirs of Benjamin Mee – the man who bought Dartmoor Zoo in Devon shortly after it was closed and spent a year refurbishing it. In this Hollywood adaptation, Matt Damon plays Mee as he struggles to cope with the death of his wife. He quits his job and moves the family to a house that backs onto an abandoned zoo, hoping the project will strengthen his
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family. Scarlett Johansson co-stars as the zoo’s head keeper.
How well did it do? The film received mostly positive reviews. While it has its flaws, We Bought A Zoowas described by critics as an “uplifting tale”, bolstered by
“Matt Damon’s moving performance”. The movie took $14m in its first four days of screening, and has grossed $113m worldwide.
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