The backyard jungle

It is not without reason that Paradise is called “The Garden of Eden”.

In the garden men can “play god”, but no matter how hard men tri es

– nature always seems to succeed in retaining its space.

Director: Jan Haft

The multiple award-winning cameraman and director Jan Haft (*1967) is one of the most innovative animal filmmakers in Germany. After studying geology/palaeontology, he went on to study biology. At the beginning of the 1990s, the nature enthusiast began his career as a camera assistant for animal film productions. Already in 1996 he founded Nautilusfilm GmbH, one of the most successful companies for animal films in Germany

44 Min.
Director: Jan Haft
Script: Jan Haft & Gerwig Lawitzky
Cinematography: Kay Ziesenhenne, Stephan Krasser, Johannes Berger, Jan Haft
Editing: Carla Braun-Elwert & Jan Haft
Music: Jörg Magnus Pfeil & Siggi Mueller
Narrator: Thomas Wenke
Editor: Ralf Quibeldey (NDR), Franz Fuchs (ORF), Tom Synnatzschke (NDR), Monika Schäfer (ARD/HR), Arte