The Zookeeper’s Wife (12A)
This film adaptation of Diane Ackerman’s novel tells the real-life story of one working wife and mother who became a hero to hundreds during WWII. Jessica Chastain stars as Antonina Żabińska a zookeeper’s wife who worked with her husband and the resistance to smuggle Jews out of Nazi occupied Poland putting herself and her children at great risk.
Directed by Niki Caro.
This film was chosen by Jan Browning, Arts Team member.