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The zookeeper's wife


Niki Caro

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English or Spanish dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing, English DVS.


Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Michael McElhatton, Daniel Bruhl, Iddo Goldberg.

Publication Information

Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (126 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


MPAA rating: PG-13; thematic elements, disturbing images, violence, brief sexuality, nudity and smoking.


In 1939 Poland, Antonina Zabinska and her husband successfully run the Warsaw Zoo and raise their family in an idyllic existence. Their world is overturned, however, when the country is invaded by the Nazis and they are forced to report to the Reich's newly appointed zoologist. To fight back on their own terms, the Zabinskis risk everything by covertly working with the Resistance and using the zoo's hidden tunnels and cages to save families from Nazi brutality.


Title from container.

Based on the novel by Diane Ackerman.

DVD release of the 2017 motion picture.

Bonus features: Deleted scenes ; The making of The zookeeper's wife ; The Zabinski family.

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