The Zookeeper's Wife

The account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.

Directed by: Niki Caro
Genres: Drama, History, War,
Production Company: Scion Films, LD Entertainment, Focus Features, Czech Anglo Productions,

The Zookeeper's Wife - They gave all they had to save all they could - Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 24-03-2017
  • Runtime: 126 Minutes
  • Popularity: 21.55
  • Vote Count: 1,318
  • IMDB Rating: 7.4
  • Budget: USD 20,000,000
  • Revenue: USD 26,152,835
  • Region: Czech Republic ( CZ ), United Kingdom ( GB ), United States of America ( US ),
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Photo Name Character
Jessica Chastain - Azwaad Movie Database Jessica Chastain Antonina Żabińska
Daniel Brühl - Azwaad Movie Database Daniel Brühl Lutz Heck
Johan Heldenbergh - Azwaad Movie Database Johan Heldenbergh Jan Żabiński
Michael McElhatton - Azwaad Movie Database Michael McElhatton Jerzyk
Timothy Radford - Azwaad Movie Database Timothy Radford Ryszard Żabiński (Younger)
Efrat Dor - Azwaad Movie Database Efrat Dor Magda Gross
Iddo Goldberg - Azwaad Movie Database Iddo Goldberg Maurycy Fraenkel
Shira Haas - Azwaad Movie Database Shira Haas Urszula
Val Maloku - Azwaad Movie Database Val Maloku Ryszard Zabinski
Martha Issová - Azwaad Movie Database Martha Issová Regina Kenigswein
Photo Name Department
Bina Daigeler-Costume & Make-Up Bina Daigeler Costume & Make-Up (Costume Design)
Harry Gregson-Williams-Sound Harry Gregson-Williams Sound (Original Music Composer)
Antje Rau-Crew Antje Rau Crew (Stunt Coordinator)
Jan Böhme-Crew Jan Böhme Crew (Stunt Coordinator)
Niki Caro-Directing Niki Caro Directing (Director)
David Coulson-Editing David Coulson Editing (Editor)
Marc Butan-Production Marc Butan Production (Executive Producer)
Jeff Abberley-Production Jeff Abberley Production (Producer)
Kim Zubick-Production Kim Zubick Production (Producer)
Mickey Liddell-Production Mickey Liddell Production (Executive Producer)

See Full Cast & Crew of The Zookeeper's Wife


**The zoo, the zookeepers and the WWII!** There goes another film by a woman director. Recently I've seen many, that the stories told by women. It was a well made film, based on the real, about the WWII. Actually, it all begins prior like in the 1939. The happy couple who was running one of the most notable zoo in all of Europe, in the Poland capital, suddenly started to lose the animals for nazi air raids. The remains were taken away when the city, the nation was invaded. Soon the empty enclosure becomes hideout for the Jeweish. But it is not an easy task, the consequences are serious. How the rest of the story folds out was a little emotional. The best performance by Jessica Chastain continues. She's choosing the nice films and roles. I had expected a big name pairing up with her, but the Belgian actor was good in a small part. Like any WWII film, a heart-wrenching story. Everything was told from the zookeeper's perspective, particularly the wife. The story also takes us outside the enclosure, with a series of glimpses of horror visuals that we had seen in other films. So it limits to what these people did, that's to shelter the Jewish community. Another WWII film from another perspective that one should see it. I've heard that some are saying it was not honest. All the true stories are not exact depictions of truth, but somewhat close, lets us know the facts. Just watch it! _8/10_

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