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The courageous heart of Irena Sendler [videorecording] = Irena Sendler: un courage inoubliable /

by Harrison, John Kent [drt]; Spagnola, Lawrence J [aus]; Paquin, Anna [act]; Visnjic, Goran [act]; Harden, Marcia Gay [act]; Kaczmarek, Jan A. P [cmp]; Mieszkowska, Anna; Entertainment One (Firm); Hallmark Hall of Fame Productions, Inc.
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: [Toronto] : Entertainment One Films Canada Inc., c2010Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Language note: English or French language with optional English and French subtitles. Closed-captioned.Title notes: $19.99 5/5/2014 (cw)Other title: Irena Sendler : un courage inoubliable.Subject(s): Sendlerowa, Irena, 1910-2008 | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue | World War, 1939-1945 | DVD-Video discs | Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945 | Hidden children (Holocaust) | Social workers | Warsaw (Poland) | Made-for-TV movies | Biographical television programs | Television adaptations | Fiction television programs | Biographical television programs | Video recordings for the hearing impairedCast: Anna Paquin, Goran Visnjic, Marcia Gay Harden, Michelle Dockery, Danuta Stenka, Rebecca Windheim, Sergei Marchenko.Summary: As a social worker, Irena had access to the Warsaw Ghetto, making it possible for her to rescue the daughter of a Jewish friend and safely hide the young girl with a Catholic family. Realizing that thousands of children were still in danger, Irena recruited sympathetic friends and co-workers to smuggle children out and place them in safe homes, farms and convents. At great personal risk, she devised extraordinary schemes to sneak the children by Nazi guards, bringing them out in ambulances, suitcases and even wheelbarrows.
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DVD, NTSC; widescreen presentation (16x9 1.78 FF), 5.1 Dolby surround; region 0.

English or French language with optional English and French subtitles. Closed-captioned.

Anna Paquin, Goran Visnjic, Marcia Gay Harden, Michelle Dockery, Danuta Stenka, Rebecca Windheim, Sergei Marchenko.

Director of photography, Jerzy Zielinski ; editor, Henk Van Eeghen ; music, Jan A.P. Kaczmarek.

Based on the book "The mother of the Holocaust children" by Anna Mieszkowska.

Originally produced in 2009 by Hallmark Hall of Fame Productions.

As a social worker, Irena had access to the Warsaw Ghetto, making it possible for her to rescue the daughter of a Jewish friend and safely hide the young girl with a Catholic family. Realizing that thousands of children were still in danger, Irena recruited sympathetic friends and co-workers to smuggle children out and place them in safe homes, farms and convents. At great personal risk, she devised extraordinary schemes to sneak the children by Nazi guards, bringing them out in ambulances, suitcases and even wheelbarrows.

Special features include making of, conversation, the production, cast & credits, biographies.

$19.99 5/5/2014 (cw)

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