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The Zookeeper’s Wife  4483

Release date: Fri 31 Mar 2017
Running time:126
Age restriction:13 P V

They gave all they had to save all they could.

The real-life story of one working wife and mother who became a hero to hundreds during World War II. In 1939 Poland, Antonina Żabińska (portrayed by two-time Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain) and her husband, Dr. Jan Żabiński (Johan Heldenbergh of “The Broken Circle Breakdown”), have the Warsaw Zoo flourishing under his stewardship and her care. When their country is invaded by the Germans, Jan and Antonina are stunned – and forced to report to the Reich’s newly appointed chief zoologist, Lutz Heck (Daniel Brühl of “Captain America: Civil War”). To fight back on their own terms, Antonina and Jan covertly begin working with the Resistance – and put into action plans to save lives out of what has become the Warsaw Ghetto, with Antonina putting herself and even her children at great risk.

Based on Zookeeper’s Wife, The (non-fiction book) by Diane Ackerman.

Cast: Jessica Chastain
Johan Heldenbergh, Michael McElhatton, Daniel Brühl
Directed by: Niki Caro
Screenplay: Angela Workman
Music: Harry Gregson-Williams
Produced by: Jeff Abberley, Jamie Patricof, Kim Zubick
Language: English

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