Directed by: Niki Caro
Written by: Angela Workman
Produced by : Jeff Abberley, Jamie Patricof. Diane Miller Levin, Kim Zubick, Julia Blackman
Cast: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Michael McElhatton, Daniel Brühl
One of the most humane war drama with PVR Pictures’ ‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’ releasing in India on 21st April, 2017. The film is an adaptation of an international best seller of the same name by Diane Ackerman, directed by Niki Caro.
Set in late 1930’s, The Zookeeper’s Wife takes the viewers on an emotion filled journey of Antonina Zabinski played by Jessica Chastain, while she struggles to save lives of 300 Jews from the wrath of Nazis during German invasion of Poland. Antonina and her husband Jan Zabinski, enacted by Johan Heldenbergh became active with the Polish underground resistance and secretly sheltered Jews, escaping the doomed Warsaw Ghetto, in the Zoo which once contained animals but had been shut down during the German occupation. With the assistance of Zabinskis and other members of underground, many Jews survived the war.