The Zookeeper's Wife

The Zookeeper's Wife

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Average of 22 ratings: 3.0 Stars

2017 M Contains violence.

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 and her husband, Dr. Jan Zabinska, have the Warsaw Zoo flourishing under his stewardship and her care. When their country is invaded by the Nazis, Jan and Antonina are forced to report to the Reich's newly appointed chief zoologist, Lutz Heck. 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.

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Duration
121 minutes

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Screen Format
2.40:1 Widescreen 16x9 Enhanced
Zone
4
Subtitles
English descriptive for the hearing impaired
Audio
English 5.1 Dolby Digital; English audio descriptive for the visually impaired

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4 by Pommie2

This is a well made and very moving film that portrays how the horror of war didn't affect just people. I didn't see the advisory note 'No animals were harmed during the making of this film' but I'm... Read more