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The zookeeper's wife [videorecording] / 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 Card.

Caro, Niki, 1967- (film director.). Abberley, Jeff, (film producer.). Patricof, Jamie, (film producer.). Workman, Angela, (screenwriter.). Chastain, Jessica, 1977- (actor.). Heldenbergh, Johan, 1967- (actor.). Brühl, Daniel, 1978- (actor.). Goldberg, Iddo, 1975- (actor.). Ackerman, Diane, 1948- Motion picture adaptation of (work): Zookeeper's wife. (Added Author). Scion Films, (production company.). Focus Features. (Added Author). Electric City Entertainment (Firm), (production company.). Tollin Productions, (production company.). Rowe Miller Productions, (production company.). Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), (publisher.). Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Bruhl, Iddo Goldberg, Shira Haas, Michael McElhatton. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 19 of 19 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 19 total copies.

Summary:

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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Cascade Locks Library DVD FIC ZOO (Text) 33892100460642 Adult DVDs DVD None 07/20/2017 Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (126 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
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 Zabinski family.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music by Harry Gregson-Williams ; editor, David Coulson ; cinematographer, Andri J. Parekh.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Bruhl, Iddo Goldberg, Shira Haas, Michael McElhatton.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic elements, disturbing images, violence, brief sexuality, nudity and smoking.
System Details Note:
DVD.
Language Note:
English or Spanish dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); described video.
Subject: Żabiński, Jan, 1897-1974 > Drama.
Żabińska, Antonina > Drama.
Ackerman, Diane, 1948- > Film adaptations > Drama.
Jews > Poland > Warsaw > Drama.
Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust > Poland > Warsaw > Drama.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Poland > Warsaw > Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 > Jews > Rescue > Poland > Warsaw > Drama.
Zoo keepers > Poland > Warsaw > Drama.
Warsaw (Poland) > Ethnic relations > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Biographical films.
Nonfiction films.
Historical films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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