In 1939 Poland, Antonina Zabinska (two-time Academy Award® nominee Jessica Chastain) 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 (Daniel Brühl). 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.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
90 Ratings

90 Ratings

64% TOMATOMETER

Critics Consensus: The Zookeeper's Wife has noble intentions, but is ultimately unable to bring its fact-based story to life with quite as much impact as it deserves.

14+ COMMON SENSE

Intense, violent true story about courage in WWII.

Cast & Crew

Information

Studio
Focus Features
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright

Languages

Primary
English (Audio Description, Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional

French (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles, Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
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SDH
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AD
Audio descriptions (AD) refer to a narration track describing what is happening on screen, to provide context for those who are blind or have low vision.

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