The Zookeeper`s Wife

English
HistoryDramaBiography
21 Apr, 2017
2 hrs 08 mins
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The Zookeeper's Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.
Verdict: Jessica Chastain wins your heart with her love and courage. There are many movies made on the Holocaust, some of them have even won Academy Awards. Life is Beautiful was very emotional, portraying the brutality of the period. The Pianist gave an insight on the life of the Jews in concentration camps. The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas showed a different... ...Read full review
The film is a poignant, true tale of survival that unfolded at the Warsaw Zoo during Germanys invasion of Poland in the Second World War. Based on Diane Ackermans book, the wartime drama pays tribute to the heroic Polish couple - Jan and Antonina Zabinski, former Warsaw zookeeper and his wife. ...Read full review
Reprising the years of the holocaust under Hitler`s inhuman Nazi regime, this film set in a Zoo in Warsaw, Poland, is an adaptation of a true story- an international best seller of the same name by Diane Ackerman. There are thousands of stories of bravery during Hitler`s reign and like `Schindler`s List` and `Sophie`s Choice` this one is also about the rescue of several hundred`s of Jews this time it`s from right under the nose of Hitler`s pet, Germany`s Head Zoologist Lutz Heck (Daniel Buehl). ...Read full review
The World War II film The Zookeepers Wife is a handsomely shot, tenderly directed film about a curious incident during the holocaust, and it does well to differentiate itself from other films from the genre. If youre in the mood for an intricately designed emotional journey this is the film to watch, even though it doesnt completely achieve the greatness that it could easily have. ...Read full review
The true story of a couple helping Jews at the Warsaw Zoo during the second world war has moments of power but also suffers from an uneven script. ...Read full review

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