The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler (2009)

This Hallmark film "recounts the inspiring true story of the brave woman who helped save the lives of 2,500 Jewish babies and young children in the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II. Academy Award winner Anna Paquin (The Piano, True Blood) plays the title role; another Academy Award winner, Marcia Gay Harden (Pollock, In From the Night), plays her mother, Janina. Goran Visnjic (ER) is Stefan, a friend from Irena’s university days who helps Irena and her underground network map out strategies and routes to smuggle the children out of the ghetto"...read more at Hallmark's site





Irena Sendler was nominated
for the Nobel peace prize in 2007


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2 comments:

  1. I'd come across this when looking up Ireland Sendler a couple months ago somewhere and thought it looked good. I'll definitely have to have a look. Thanks!

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  2. I hope to see it sometime but not sure where we'll be able to find it!

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