The Zookeeper's Wife

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Synopsis:

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, a European Film Award nominee for the Academy Award-nominated 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 (Golden Globe Award nominee Daniel Brühl of Captain America: Civil War).

To fight back on their own terms, the Żabińskis 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.

 
  • JESSICA CHASTAIN
    Antonina Żabińska
  • JOHAN HELDENBERGH
    Jan Żabiński
  • DANIEL BRÜHL
    Lutz Heck
  • MICHAEL McELHATTON
    Jerzyk
  • IDDO GOLDBERG
    Maurycy Fraenkel
  • GORAN KOSTIĆ
    Kinszerbaum
  • SHIRA HAAS
    Urszula
  • EFRAT DOR
    Magda Gross
  • NIKI CARO
    DIRECTOR
  • ANGELA WORKMAN
    WRITER