The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)
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The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)

Genre
Drama
Release Date
March 31, 2017
Studio
Focus Features
Official Site
http://www.focusfeatures.com/thezookeeperswife
Genre
Drama
Release Date
March 31, 2017
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Duration
124 minute(s)
Production Budget
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Studio
Focus Features
Official Site
http://www.focusfeatures.com/thezookeeperswife
Director
Niki Caro
Producer
Jeff Abberley, Kim Zubick, Michael Tollin, Robbie Tollin, Diane Levin, Julia Blackman,Jamie Patricof
Screenwriter
Angela Workman
Starring
  • Jessica Chastain as Carolyn Stoddard
  • Daniel Bruhl as Benji Kirchner
  • Johan Heldenbergh
  • Iddo Goldberg
  • Michael McElhatton
  • Anna Rust
  • Goran Kostic
  • Shira Haas
  • Magdalena Lamparska
  • Slavko Sobin
  • Efrat Dor

The real-life story of one working wife and mother who became a hero to hundreds during World War II. In 1939 Poland, Antonina Zabinska (portrayed by two-time Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain) and her husband, Dr. Jan Zabinski (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 Nazis, 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.