The Zookeeper's Wife [Blu-ray/DVD] [2017]

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    Overview

    Ratings & Reviews


    Overall Customer Rating:
    99% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (103 out of 105)

    Special Features


    • Deleted Scenes
    • The Making of The Zookeeper's Wife
    • The Zabinski Family

    Synopsis


    The Zookeeper's Wife
    A husband (Johan Heldenbergh) and wife (Jessica Chastain) in Nazi-occupied Poland use their positions as caretakers at the Warsaw Zoo to shepherd Jews out of the country. Based on the non-fiction book of the same name by Diane Ackerman, The Zookeeper's Wife was directed by Niki Caro (Whale Rider). ~ Violet LeVoit, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Jessica Chastain
      Jessica Chastain - Antonina Zabinska
    • Johan Heldenbergh
      Johan Heldenbergh - Jan Zabinski
    • Michael McElhatton
      Michael McElhatton - Jerzyk
    • Iddo Goldberg
      Iddo Goldberg - Maurycy Fraenkel
    • Goran Kostic
      Goran Kostic - Kinszerbaum



    Customer rating

    4.6
    99%
    would recommend to a friend
    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Very moving

      Posted
      tjump
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      What a beautiful film! Starting off so idyllic and then quickly turning into such a compelling and moving tale of woe. Once again Jessica Chastain not only proves how truly great she is, but also how incredibly diverse in her acting skills. Compare this role to her also powerful performance in "Miss Sloane"; it reminds me of Meryl Streep's "Sophie's Choice" and then her follow-up role in "Silkwood". Highly recommended!

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Better than the ratings

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      Earlyadopter
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      Ratings for this film were average. The film is better than that. Jessica Chastain is one our most gifted actors and, albeit not one of her best, she's still very good in the part. The film, based upon a true story, sickens me to think that the holocaust ever existed and that Germans, whether civilians or military, tolerated such atrocity. There can never be enough movies like The Zookeeper's Wife made.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Superb movie

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      Jac69
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      I totally loved watching this movie for its historical value, incredible storyline, superb and sincere acting by all characters. I can't say enough great things about this movie. For all the reasons above this movie is proudly displayed in my collection. I believe folks who appreciate history will appreciate this movie!

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      The Zookeeper's Wife (Blu-ray/DVD)

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      Badlion
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      What an amazing movie that has a very rich storyline that guarantees that every viewer will be at the edge of their seat as they witness the challenges faced by the main characters. The packing was great and it was nice to also received awesome customer service.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Zoo Keepers Wife

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      Scroller
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      This was based on a true story when the Natzies invaded Poland . The first part is very sad, but after that it shows how this courageous woman helped her husband save hundreds of Jews using her zoo tunnels. Its a movie worth buying

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

      The Zookeeper's Wife

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      Mamma
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      I thought the movie depicted a good deal of realistic information regarding German take over and the Holicost. The treatment and persecution of Jews and the risk people took to hide them or get them out of Warsau. I thought it was good.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      true and telling!

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      BillGill
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      This movie was an amazing recreation of a true story. Great acting by Jessica Chastain as Antonina Zabinska. This film reminds me of the movie "The Hiding Place". May we NEVER see another holocaust in our life time!

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

      Decent

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      Batmanny
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      Doesn't really stand out from other WW2 movies dealing with the holocaust and people sheltering those discriminated in that time. Seen one, seen them all I guess. Still worth a watch for Chastain and Bruhl.

      I would recommend this to a friend



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