Opening on the 31st of March, The Zookeeper’s Wife is this weeks HNMA! The movie tells the real life story of one Polish woman’s heroic actions to save people from the Warsaw Ghetto during the Second World War.
Check out the trailer below:
The Zookeeper’s Wife stars two-time Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain, and closely follows the story of Antonina Żabińska, wife of Polish Zookeeper, Dr. Jan Żabiński, played by Johan Heldenbergh.
The couple are famous for nurturing the Warsaw Zoo and for their efforts to save people from the Warsaw Ghetto following the Nazi invasion of Poland.
This film is the adaptation of a non-ficiton book of the same title, which depicted Antonina Żabińska’s diary which was a best seller in 2008. The Film Stage have described this adaptation as a “Subtle yet striking movie that is filled with the power of exquisitely executed storytelling.”
If you’re a fan of historical dramas, The Zookeeper’s Wife is a must see movie!