Saturday, September 19, 2020

Tag: Niki Caro

Mulan (2020)

Title: Mulan
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Niki Caro
Written by: Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, Elizabeth Martin, and Lauren Hynek
Starring: Yifei Liu, Donnie Yen, Jason Scott Lee, Yoson An, Li Gong, and Jet Li
Release Date: 9/4/2020
Running Time: 115 minutes

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A fearless young woman risks everything out of love for her family and her country to become one of the greatest warriors China has ever known. When the Emperor of China issues a decree that one man per family must serve in the Imperial Army to defend the country from Northern invaders, Hua Mulan, the eldest daughter of an honored warrior, steps in to take the place of her ailing father. Masquerading as a man, Hua Jun, she is tested every step of the way and must harness her inner-strength and embrace her true potential. It is an epic journey that will transform her into an honored warrior and earn her the respect of a grateful nation…and a proud father.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Zookeeper’s Wife, The (2017)

Title: The Zookeeper’s Wife
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Niki Caro
Written by: Angela Workman
Based on the book by: Diane Ackerman
Starring: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, and Daniel Brühl
Release Date: 3/31/2017
Running Time: 124 minutes

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The real-life story of one working wife and mother who became a hero to hundreds during World War II.
In 1939 Poland, Antonina Żabińska (Jessica Chastain) and her husband, Dr. Jan Żabiński (Johan Heldenbergh), have the Warsaw Zoo flourishing under his stewardship and her care.
When their country is invaded by the Germans, Jan and Antonina are stunned and forced to report to the Reich’s newly appointed chief zoologist, Lutz Heck (Daniel Brühl).
To fight back on their own terms, the Żabińskis covertly begin working with the Resistance and put into action plans to save lives out of what has become the Warsaw Ghetto, with Antonina putting herself and even her children at great risk.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No


McFarland, USA (2015)

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Title: McFarland, USA
Rating: PG
Director: Niki Caro
Writer: Christopher Cleveland, Bettina Gilois and Grant Thompson
Stars: Kevin Costner, Maria Bello and Morgan Saylor
Release Date: 2/20/2015
Running Time: 128 minutes

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A cross country coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders.


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During Credits? No

After Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank S. for this submission