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The zookeeper's wife

Author: Jeff AbberleyJamie PatricofAngela WorkmanNiki CaroJessica ChastainAll authors
Publisher: [Universal City, California] : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2017]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 Zabinski, have the Warsaw Zoo flourishing under his stewardship and her care. When the Germans invade their country, they are forced to report to the Reich's newly appointed chief zoologist, Lutz Heck. To fight back on their own terms, Antonina and Jan  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Biographical films
Nonfiction films
Drama
Named Person: Jan Żabiński; Antonina Żabińska; Antonina Żabińska; Jan Żabiński
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Abberley; Jamie Patricof; Angela Workman; Niki Caro; Jessica Chastain; Johan Heldenbergh; Daniel Brühl; Iddo Goldberg; Diane Ackerman; Scion Films,; Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm),
OCLC Number: 987620679
Language Note: English or French dialogue.
Notes: Title from web page.
Based on the non-fiction novel by Diane Ackerman.
Wide screen.
Credits: Music by Harry Gregson-Williams ; editor, David Coulson ; cinematographer, Andri J. Parekh.
Cast: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Bruhl, Iddo Goldberg, Shira Haas, Michael McElhatton.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic elements, disturbing images, violence, brief sexuality, nudity and smoking; CHV rating: 14A.
Description: 1 videodisc (126 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Zookeeper's wife (Motion picture)
Zookeeper's wife (Motion picture).
Responsibility: a Scion Films production ; produced by Jeff Abberley, Jamie Patricof, Diane Miller Levin, Kim Zubick ; written by Angela Workman ; directed by Niki Card.

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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 Zabinski, have the Warsaw Zoo flourishing under his stewardship and her care. When the Germans invade their country, they 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.

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