We Bought a Zoo

We Bought a Zoo (2011)

A True Zoo Story

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Benjamin has lost his wife and, in a bid to start his life over, purchases a large house that has a zoo – welcome news for his daughter, but his son is not happy about it. The zoo is in need of renovation and Benjamin sets about the work with the head keeper and the rest of the staff, but, the zoo soon runs into financial trouble.

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    Camera Rodrigo Prieto Director of Photography
    Crew Rodrigo Prieto Cinematography
    Art Clay A. Griffith Production Design
    Writing Aline Brosh McKenna Screenplay
    Editing Mark Livolsi Editor
    Production Aldric La'Auli Porter Co-Producer
    Directing Aldric La'Auli Porter First Assistant Director
    Costume & Make-Up Deborah Lynn Scott Costume Design
    Writing Cameron Crowe Screenplay
    Directing Cameron Crowe Director
    Production Cameron Crowe Producer
    Production Gail Levin Casting
    Production Ilona Herzberg Executive Producer
    Production Rick Yorn Producer
    Art Domenic Silvestri Art Direction
    Production Julie Yorn Producer
    Sound Mildred Iatrou Supervising Sound Editor
    Production Jeffrey Harlacker Associate Producer
    Sound Jon Thor Birgisson Original Music Composer
    Art Peter Borck Supervising Art Director
    Production Paul Deason Unit Production Manager
    Production Paul Deason Co-Producer
    Costume & Make-Up Lisa Lovaas Costume Supervisor
    Costume & Make-Up Beth Koenigsberg Key Costumer
    Crew Thomas Robinson Harper Stunt Coordinator
    Sound Ai-Ling Lee Supervising Sound Editor
    Visual Effects Christina Graff Visual Effects Producer
    Visual Effects Paul Graff Visual Effects Supervisor
    Costume & Make-Up Heba Thorisdottir Makeup Department Head
    Sound Carlton Kaller Supervising Music Editor
    Art Wayne Shepherd Set Decoration
    Costume & Make-Up Barbara Olvera Hair Department Head
    Sound Jeff Wexler Production Sound Mixer
    Costume & Make-Up Phyllis Corcoran-Woods Key Costumer
    Crew Riley Harper Stunts
    Crew Christopher Leps Stunt Double
    Directing John Nasraway Second Assistant Director
    Production Marc R. Gordon Co-Producer
    Costume & Make-Up Chrissie Beveridge Makeup Artist
    Writing Benjamin Mee Novel
    Production Michelle Panek Associate Producer