The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler 2009

The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler is a 2009 American television movie directed by John Kent Harrison. The teleplay by Harrison and Lawrence John Spagnola, based on the 2005 biography The Mother of the Holocaust Children by Anna Mieszkowska,

Focuses on Irena Sendler, a Polish social worker who smuggled approximately 2,500 Jewish children to safety during World War II. The Hallmark Hall of Fame production, which was filmed on location in Riga, Latvia, was broadcast by CBS on April 19, 2009.

Plot: The story of Irena Sendler, a social worker who was part of the Polish underground during World War II and was arrested by the Nazi’s for saving the lives of nearly 2,500 Jewish children by smuggling them out of the Warsaw ghetto.
* Anna Paquin – Irena Sendler
* Marcia Gay Harden – Janina Sendler
* Goran Visnjic – Stefan
* Nathaniel Parker – Dr. Majkowski
* Steve Speirs – Piotr
* Paul Freeman – Monsignor Godlewski
* Danny Webb – Trojan
* Krzysztof Pieczynski – Dr. Janusz Korczak

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