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The zookeeper's wife / Focus Features presents a Scion Films production ; an Electric City Entertainment, Tollin Productions and Rowe Miller Productions production ; produced by Jeff Abberley, Jamie Patricof, Diane Miller Levin, Kim Zubick ; written by Angela Workman ; directed by Niki Caro.

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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 Żabińska and her husband, Dr. Jan Żabiński, 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.
    Other Title
    Zookeepers wife.
    Zookeeper's wife (Motion picture)
    Zookeeper's wife (Motion picture).
    Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
    Warsaw (Poland)
    Other Authors/Editors
    Brühl, Daniel, 1978- actor.
    Abberley, Jeff, film producer.
    Patricof, Jamie, film producer.
    Levin, Diane Miller, film producer.
    Zubick, Kim, film producer.
    Workman, Angela, screenwriter.
    Caro, Niki, 1967- film director.
    Chastain, Jessica, 1977- actor.
    Heldenbergh, Johan, 1967- actor.
    Goldberg, Iddo, 1975- actor.
    Haas, Shira, 1995- actor.
    McElhatton, Michael, 1963- actor.
    Gregson-Williams, Harry, composer (expression)
    Coulson, David, editor of moving image work.
    Parekh, Andrij, 1971- director of photography.
    Ackerman, Diane, 1948-
    Scion Films, production company.
    Focus Features, presenter.
    Electric City Entertainment (Firm), production company.
    Tollin Productions, production company.
    Rowe Miller Productions, production company.
    Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
    Based on the novel by Diane Ackerman.
    Anamorphic wide screen (2.40:1); dual layer.
    Bonus features: deleted scenes; The making of "The Zookeeper's wife"; The Żabiński family.
    Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
    Music by Harry Gregson-Williams ; editor, David Coulson ; cinematographer, Andrij Parekh.
    Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Bruhl, Iddo Goldberg, Shira Haas, Michael McElhatton.
    MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic elements, disturbing images, violence, brief sexuality, nudity and smoking.
    English or Spanish dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); described video.

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    English Spanish
    Physical Description
    1 videodisc (126 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

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