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The Zookeeper’s Wife

Directed by Niki Caro. US. 2017. PG-13. 124 minutes. Focus Features. Digital.
Fri., April 21, 2017 thru Thu., April 27, 2017
Friday
April 21, 2017
7:15 pm
Saturday
April 22, 2017
4:15 pm
Saturday
April 22, 2017
7:00 pm
Saturday
April 22, 2017
9:30 pm
Monday
April 24, 2017
6:30 pm
Tuesday
April 25, 2017
7:30 pm
Wednesday
April 26, 2017
2:00 pm
Wednesday
April 26, 2017
4:45 pm
Thursday
April 27, 2017
7:30 pm

In 1939 Poland, Antonina Żabińska (Jessica Chastain) and her husband, Dr. Jan Żabiński (Johan Heldenbergh), have the Warsaw Zoo flourishing under his stewardship and her care. When their country is invaded by the Nazis, Jan and Antonina are stunned – and forced to report to the Reich’s newly appointed chief zoologist, Lutz Heck (Daniel Brühl). To fight back on their own terms, Antonina and Jan covertly begin working with the Resistance – and put into action plans to save lives out of what has become the Warsaw Ghetto, with Antonina putting herself and even her children at great risk.

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