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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.

Caro, Niki, 1967- (film director.). Workman, Angela, (screenwriter.). Abberley, Jeff, (film producer.). Patricof, Jamie, (film producer.). Levin, Diane Miller, (film producer.). Zubick, Kim, (film producer.). Chastain, Jessica, 1977- (actor.). Brühl, Daniel, 1978- (actor.). Heldenbergh, Johan, 1967- (actor.). Goldberg, Iddo, 1975- (actor.). Haas, Shira, 1995- (actor.). McElhatton, Michael, 1963- (actor.). Gregson-Williams, Harry, (composer (expression)). Coulson, David, 1955- (editor of moving image work.). Parekh, Andrij, 1971- (director of photography.). Ackerman, Diane, 1948- Motion picture adaptation of (work): Zookeepers wife. (Added Author). 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.). Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Bruhl, Iddo Goldberg, Shira Haas, Michael McElhatton, Timothy Radford, Efrat Dor. (Cast).

Currently available copies

  • 77 out of 84 copies are currently available at PINES. (Show copies)
  • 2 out of 2 copies are currently available at Marshes of Glynn Libraries. (Show copies)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Brunswick-Glynn County Library.

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Item details

  • ISBN: 9786316886064
  • ISBN: 6316886063
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (126 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]

Contents / Notes

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 Żabiński family.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music by Harry Gregson-Williams ; editor, David Coulson ; cinematographer, Andrij Parekh.
Participant or Performer:
Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Bruhl, Iddo Goldberg, Shira Haas, Michael McElhatton, Timothy Radford, Efrat Dor.
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 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.
Target Audience:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic elements, disturbing images, violence, brief sexuality, nudity and smoking.
System Details:
DVD ; NTSC, region 1.
English or Spanish dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; Closed-captioned in English 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.
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.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Poland > Warsaw > 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.
Spanish language materials.

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