PVR Pictures’ to release war drama ‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’ on 7th April in India
It’s not just another war drama! It’s a movie based on true story during the German invasion of Poland thus marking the beginning of World War 2. Get ready to witness one of the most humane war drama with PVR Pictures’ ‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’. Releasing on April 7, the film is an adaptation of an international best seller of the same name by Diane Ackerman. Directed by Niki Caro and written by Angela Workman. The film features Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain as the protagonist Antonina Zabinski along with Johan Heldenbergh, Michael McElhatton and Daniel Bruhl.
Set in late 1930’s, The Zookeeper’s Wife takes the viewers on an emotion filled journey of Antonina Zabinski, while she struggles to save lives of 300 Jews from the wrath of Nazis during German invasion of Poland. Antonina and her husband Jan Zabinski became active with the Polish underground resistance and secretly sheltered Jews, escaping the doomed Warsaw Ghetto, in the Zoo which once contained animals but had been shut down during the German occupation. With the assistance of Zabinskis and other members of underground, many Jews survived the war.
‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’ is releasing on April 7, 2017 in theatres near you!