The Zookeeper's Wife

Certificate
12A
Duration
127 minutes

Directed by: Niki Caro

Starring: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Brühl

1939, Poland, homeland of Antonina Zabinski and her husband, Dr. Jan Zabinski, the keepers of Warsaw Zoo. Drawing on the unpublished diary of Antonina Zabinski, this historical drama tells the true story of how the pair saved the lives of hundreds of Jews who had been imprisoned in the Warsaw Ghetto after their country had been invaded by the Nazis.

“beautifully filmed and important” – Common Sense Media

"a compelling story" - Empire

"a tender, beautiful, courage-filled movie" - Plugged In