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The Zookeeper's Wife
  • Opening on 07-09-2017
  • 126 minutes
  • English, German(In Parts) (Chinese, English(In Parts) Subtitles)
Synopsis

Two-time Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain stars in The Zookeeper’s Wife in the title role of Antonina Żabińska, a real-life working wife and mother who became a hero to hundreds during WWII. Niki Caro (Whale Rider, North Country) directs the movie from a screenplay by Angela Workman, adapted from Diane Ackerman’s nonfiction book of the same name which was based on Antonina’s diaries. A film written and directed by women, about an unheralded female heroine. The project made it to the big screen after a decade as all concerned took inspiration from the real-life woman whose story they would be telling.

Director Niki Caro
Cast Jessica Chastain, Daniel Brühl, Johan Heldenbergh