The Petting Zoo

The Petting Zoo (2023)

As a church bell tolls in the night at the beginning of The Petting Zoo, a figure dressed in creepy wicker mask strides past a graveyard in an otherwise empty village lane – and then enters the Cornewall Arms Free House in Clodock, Herefordshire. There the figure reveals herself to be not some ghostly creature…

Wyvern Hill

Wyvern Hill (aka Hollow) (2021)

“Our memory is a more perfect world than the universe; it gives back life to those who no longer exist,” goes the text quote (from Guy de Maupassant) which opens Wyvern Hill (aka Hollow).  Memory plays a key rôle in Jonathan Zaurin’s feature. The first words uttered by its sixty-something heroine Beth (the excellent Pat…