The Zookeeper's Wife

The Zookeeper's Wife
  • 2017
  • US/UK
  • 2h 7min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Niki Caro
  • Cast: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Michael McElhatton, Daniel Brühl

The true story of Antonina Jabinski (Chastain) and her husband Jan (Heldenbergh), who ran the Warsaw Zoo in the 1930s and who used it to shelter Jews from the Nazis during WW2. Director Caro steers the story robustly if predictably, and it’s a solid and worthy story if nothing spectacular.

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Performance times

Scott Cinema Exmouth (0.0 miles)

Market Street, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 1HP
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Wed 29 Nov

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Scott Cinema Newton Abbot (0.0 miles)

Market Square, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 2RB
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Wed 22 Nov

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Scott Cinema Sidmouth (0.0 miles)

Radway Place, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8TL
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Thu 7 Dec

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Tue 12 Dec

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The Zookeeper's Wife

18 Apr 20173 stars

Jessica Chastain is the chief selling point of a solid wartime drama from Niki Caro

Any film that foregrounds Jessica Chastain is worthy of your attention. The American star has impeccable taste, although this Niki Caro-directed wartime drama, based on a true story, is perhaps more middlebrow than most of Chastain's choices. She plays…

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