Jessica Chastain Discusses "The Zookeeper's Wife" at BUILD Series
Actress Jessica Chastain and director Niki Caro from "The Zookeeper's Wife" sat down at Build Series on March 21 to discuss the upcoming film.
"The Zooleeper's Wife" is a real-life story of one working wife and mother who became a hero during World War II. Antonina Zabinski (Jessica Chastain) and her husband, Dr. Jan Zabinski (Johan Heldenbergh), have the Warsaw Zoo flourishing under her care and his stewardship in 1939 Poland. When their country is invaded by the Germans, Jan and Antonina are then forced to report to the Reich's newly appointed chief zoologist, Lutz Heck (Daniel Bruhl). Deciding to fight back, the Zabinskis secretly begin working with the Resistance and start plans to save lives out of what has become the Warsaw Ghetto, with Antonina putting herself and her children in great peril.
Watch the discussion in the video player above.
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