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Movie About Irena Sendler To Appear on CBS

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    Irena Sendler, the Female Schindler, Portrayed in CBS Movie February 13, 2009 02:40 PM by findingDulcinea Staff An upcoming TV movie details the heroic life
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 17, 2009
      Irena Sendler, the "Female Schindler," Portrayed in CBS Movie
      February 13, 2009 02:40 PM
      by findingDulcinea Staff
      An upcoming TV movie details the heroic life of Irena Sendler,
      credited with saving the lives of thousands of Jewish children during
      World War II.

      Movie About Irena Sendler To Appear on CBS
      CBS will air a TV movie on April 19 about the story of Irena Sendler,
      a Polish Catholic social worker responsible for saving 2,500 Jewish
      children during the Holocaust. Sendler died on May 12, 2008, at the
      age of 98. The movie, "The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler" is
      based on Anna Mieszkowska's 2005 biography, "Mother of the Children
      of the Holocaust: The Irena Sendler Story."

      Anna Paquin recently agreed to play the starring role, according to
      United Press International. The Canadian-born actress won an Oscar
      for her performance in "The Piano" as a child and she currently
      costars on the HBO series "True Blood," which has earned her a Golden
      Globe.

      Marcia Gay Harden, Nathaniel Parker and Goran Visnjic will also be
      starring in the movie.

      http://www.findingdulcinea.com/news/entertainment/2009/feb/Irena-
      Sendler-the-Female-Schindler-Portrayed-in-CBS-Movie.html
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