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The Zookeeper's Wife
Jessica Chastain and Daniel Bruhl




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A husband (Johan Heldenbergh) and wife (Jessica Chastain) in Nazi-occupied Poland use their positions as caretakers at the Warsaw Zoo to shepherd Jews out of the country. Based on the non-fiction book of the same name by Diane Ackerman, THE ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE was directed by Niki Caro (WHALE RIDER).

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Overview

A husband (Johan Heldenbergh) and wife (Jessica Chastain) in Nazi-occupied Poland use their positions as caretakers at the Warsaw Zoo to shepherd Jews out of the country. Based on the non-fiction book of the same name by Diane Ackerman, THE ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE was directed by Niki Caro (WHALE RIDER).

Main Cast & Crew

Niki Caro - Director
Jessica Chastain
Daniel Bruhl
Johan Heldenbergh
Iddo Goldberg
Efrat Dor
Shira Haas
Michael McElhatton
Timothy Radford
Val Maloku
Marian Mitas

 

Details

DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 102
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 025192396540
  • Genre: Drama
  • Rating: PG-13 (MPAA) (thematic elements, disturbing images, violence, brief sexuality, nudity and smoking)
  • Release Date: July 2017

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Movies > Action/Adventure

Related Keywords:
War
Nazis

 

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Reviews:
"THE ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE can be bluntly effective and affecting." -- Grade: B- - 03/30/2017 A.V. Club


"[T]he faith that star Jessica Chastain and director Niki Caro have in THE ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE turn this World War II drama into an emotional experience that is straight-ahead but satisfying." - 03/30/2017 Los Angeles Times


"Chastain does great work...capturing the spirit of a humanist veterinarian from the opening scene." - 03/20/2017 Variety


"[T]he stellar director Niki Caro rarely lets the action go slack, using striking visuals....And in Jessica Chastain, Caro finds an actress ready to use everything she's got to bring the title role to life." - 03/30/2017 Rolling Stone


3 stars out of 5 -- "A sincere and clearly heartfelt examination of a horrific chapter in history." - 04/21/2017 Empire

 

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