Director Niki Caro Spends Time with Hitfix
The Zookeeper's Wife director talks of the social connection of her film, the relevance of its subject today and the long road ahead for gender equality in Hollywood.
"Femininity has be equated with weakness - and its anything but. I throw the challenge down to those who hire to get women in the room."
Official Trailer: Focus Features and Niki Caro Present The Zookeeper's Wife
“There are many ways that someone can be brave and strong. I think that Antonina shows that compassion is an incredible form of strength.”
“Jessica carries this elegance with her, reminding me of an actress from the 1930s or 1940s. Sometimes I would get transfixed by how perfectly she inhabited the period.”
“Daniel is an actor of great charm who transmits intelligence on-screen in a way that is mesmerizing. But he could also show the menace that Heck was capable of.””
“Johan is dynamic, and can express so much with just a look. He is soulful.”