VIDEO: NIKI CARO ON THE ZOOKEEPER’S WIFE, JESSICA CHASTAIN & ANDRIJ PAREKH

Director Niki Caro talks about her new film The Zookeeper’s Wife, Jessica Chastain and Andrij Parekh, who is the director of photography for the film.

The Zookeeper’s Wife is set in Warsaw, Poland during WW-II.  The film is based on a true story on how the husband and wife team of Antonina Zabinski (Jessica Chastain)  and  Dr. Jan Zabinski (Johan Heldenbergh),  devoted their time in saving humans and animals from the Nazis.

Caro’s next project is Disney’s Mulan.

  • Title: THE ZOOKEEPER’S WIFE
  • Running Time: 126 minutes
  • Status: Film Released on March 31, 207 in SF Bay area
  • Country: USA
  • GENRE: DRAMA

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PODCAST: JOHN MADDEN ON “MISS SLOANE,” JESSICA CHASTIN & STAR WARS

Director John Madden on the set of EuropaCorp's "Miss Sloane". Photo Credit: Kerry Hayes © 2016 EuropaCorp – France 2 Cinema

Director John Madden on the set of EuropaCorp’s “Miss Sloane”.
Photo Credit: Kerry Hayes
© 2016 EuropaCorp – France 2 Cinema

Director John Madden’s new film Miss Sloane is about a powerful Washington DC lobbyist played by Jessica Chastain. We caught up with Madden at Industrial Light Magic’s (ILM) office in San Francisco. ILM was a fitting venue since Madden’s first American project was a radio drama of Star Wars. George Lucas is a big fan of radio drama and gave the radio drama rights to his alma mater University of Southern California (USC) points out Madden.

We talked with Madden about his association with ILM, Star Wars,  the making of Miss Sloane and Chastain. The film is based on a screenplay by debut writer Jonathan Perera.

Madden first worked with Chastain in The Debt and was impressed with her acting. Tune in to find out what he has to say about Star Wars, the making of Miss Sloane, Jessica Chastain and Perera.

LISTEN: JOHN MADDEN ON “MISS SLOANE,” JESSICA CHASTIN & STAR WARS

Madden started his career in directing radio dramas and went on to work in theatre, TV and films. His first film was Ethan Frome followed by Mrs. Brown, Shakespeare in Love, The Debt, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 1 and 2 and now Miss Sloane.

 

  • Title: MISS SLOANE
  • Running Time: 132 minutes
  • Status: Releases Nov 9, 2016 in San Francisco Bay area
  • Country: USA
  • GENRE: POLITICAL THRILLER, DRAMA

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