The Zookeeper's Wife

2017

Biography / Drama / History / War

42
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Rotten 60%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Upright 80%
IMDb Rating 7 10 5464

Synopsis


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Cast

Jessica Chastain as Antonina Zabinski
Daniel Brühl as Lutz Heck
Iddo Goldberg as Maurycy Fraenkel
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2hr 7 min
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2hr 7 min
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by zrtlvkrs 1 / 10

Not even close to a true story

The Nazis were the first to outlaw vivisection; yet we are supposed to believe what this movie tries to tell us? Watch "The Greatest Story Never Told" and "Hellstorm". We have only been given one side of the story by Hollywood/the media. Remember - the victors write the history books. Now with the internet, we have access to the truth. We no longer have to depend on those with an agenda to tell us only one side of the story. Those two documentaries are available for free on youtube. So is "Marching To Zion". All fantastic films. Thank goodness for the internet, where we can do our own research.....but it is up to us to search for it.

Reviewed by bopdog 1 / 10

The "right" elements were there - but it was toxic

I am a fan of WWII history - factual and flights of fancy. And I am an ardent animal lover. And I have found Jessica Chastain a satisfactory, often great! - cast member in movies in the past.

So what could go wrong? It's hard to pinpoint, and painful to have to say it, but this movie felt "icky" to watch. I felt as if my psyche had been violated in some way, even "poisoned," if that's not too strong of an analogy. Granted, I didn't "enjoy" Schindler's List, either! But at least it, and other holocaust-ish movies, felt as if they were presenting something useful. Maybe not healing, per se, but some quality of the human narrative that moved us in some way. They felt honest. This one just upset me, and creeped me out, without offering any of what I could call a redemptive quality.

If I may be permitted to say, "The Zookeeper's Wife" felt like a prime example of the cinematic criticism of "gratuitous." Gratuitous violence does not equal reality (yes, I know, horrifying violence was WWII's theme). And gratuitous depression and grim horrors do not equal pathos. At least for me.

I have no doubt that all the producers, the director, the actors, all are wonderful people in real life. I have no doubt they worked really, really hard on this. And while you may love it (some IMDb voters seem to have), know that at least one prime candidate for an appreciative audience member (me) found it awful, hurtful, and unclean.

Reviewed by rhorcajo 1 / 10

reed as in leek

Just another WWII/evilness/ holocaust yawner. You see one Schindler's List, you seen 'em all. Chastain added nothing appealing to the flick. Can you tell I was dragged screaming and kicking to this load of tripe? Gore for the sake of gore. animal research just another term for animal torture.. Perhaps some clubbing of baby seals would have helped. Many will be PC and praise this move. Sadly, I wished I had stayed home and watched some film noir on TCM on demand. In summary, save some coin or try another film at the very least. It reeked.

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