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The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler (2009)

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TV Movie | 95 min | Biography, Drama, War

The story of Irena Sendler, a social worker who was part of the Polish underground during World War II and was arrested by the Nazis for saving the lives of nearly 2,500 Jewish children by smuggling them out of the Warsaw ghetto.
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John Kent Harrison | Larry Spagnola (as Lawrence John Spagnola) | Anna Mieszkowska (book "Mother of the Children of the Holocaust: The Story of Irena Sendler")
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Updated Mar 31, 2009

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Apr 19, 2009 (United States)

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Anna Paquin
Irena Sendler[owa] Irena Sendler[owa]   See fewer
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Marcia Gay Harden
Janina Krzyzanowska Janina Krzyzanowska   See fewer
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Goran Visnjic
Stefan Zgrzembski Stefan Zgrzembski   See fewer
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Nathaniel Parker
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Paul Freeman
Monsignor Godlewski Monsignor Godlewski   See fewer
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Michelle Dockery
Ewa Rozenfeld Ewa Rozenfeld   See fewer
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Danuta Stenka
Hanna Rozenfeld Hanna Rozenfeld   See fewer
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Iddo Goldberg
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Maja Ostaszewska
Jadwiga Jadwiga   See fewer
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Krzysztof Pieczynski
Dr. Janusz Korczak Dr. Janusz Korczak   See fewer
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Leigh Lawson
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Ruby Bentall
Stefania Stefania   See fewer
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Polish New Mother Polish New Mother   See fewer
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Jewish grandfather Jewish grandfather   See fewer
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Danuta Danuta   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 3,330 votes