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A courageous heart

Author: John Kent Harrison; Anna Paquin; Adrien Brody; Thomas Kretschmann
Publisher: [Australia] : Gryphon [distributor], 2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : English : Widescreen versionView all editions and formats
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A sprawling retelling of the courageous young woman Irena Sendler and her small band of friends who, against all odds, helped scores of Jewish children escape the Nazi occupied Warsaw Ghetto. This often heartbreaking and triumphant tale of the human spirit is anchored by a superb and restrained performance from Anna Paquin (True Blood) who is responsible for persuading Jewish parents to give up their kids they may  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Named Person: Irena Sendlerowa
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Kent Harrison; Anna Paquin; Adrien Brody; Thomas Kretschmann
OCLC Number: 722158450
Language Note: English.
Notes: Special features: Making of featurette; Interview with cast & crew; biographies.
VM016.
Credits: Directed by John Kent Harrison.
Cast: Anna Paquin, Goran Visnjic, Marcia Gay Harden.
Target Audience: Censorship rating: M. Contains: mature themes andviolence.
Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) (ca. 95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: PAL 4., widescreen, dolby digital.

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A sprawling retelling of the courageous young woman Irena Sendler and her small band of friends who, against all odds, helped scores of Jewish children escape the Nazi occupied Warsaw Ghetto. This often heartbreaking and triumphant tale of the human spirit is anchored by a superb and restrained performance from Anna Paquin (True Blood) who is responsible for persuading Jewish parents to give up their kids they may never see again so that they might have a chance. An inspiring history lesson.

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