The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler


2009

Brief Synopsis

Based on the life of Irena Sendler, a Polish woman who saved thousands of Jewish children's lives during World War II.

Film Details

Also Known As
Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler, Hallmark Hall of Fame, Irena Sendler Story, The
Release Date
2009
Location
Riga, Latvia

Synopsis

Based on the life of Irena Sendler, a Polish woman who saved thousands of Jewish children's lives during World War II.

Crew

Jeff Authors

Assistant Director

Robert D Bailey

Visual Effects Supervisor

Vincent J Barbato

Associate Producer

Darius Bastys

Art Director

David J Bowler

Production Manager

Denise Chamian

Casting

Penny Charter

Assistant Director

Wieslawa Chojkowska

Set Decorator

Pam Fitzgerald

Post-Production Supervisor

Karen Goddard

Casting Assistant

Pawel Grabarczyk

Costume Designer

Constantine Gregory

Dialect Coach

Stephen Grubbs

Sound Supervisor

John Kent Harrison

Writer

Amelia Hashemi

Casting

Cameron Johann

Coproducer

Priscilla John

Casting

Jan A. P. Kaczmarek

Music

Waldemar Kalinowski

Production Designer

Christopher Kennedy

Music Editor

Diane Kerbel

Casting

Vilnis Lasmanis

Transportation Captain

Daiga Livcane

Production

Gintas Matonis

Construction Coordinator

Shawn Mcclaren

Production Supervisor

Anna Mieszkowska

Source Material

Jeff Most

Executive Producer

Jeff Most

Unit Production Manager

Jared Negr=n

Other

Terry O'bright

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Beata Pisula

Production

Markus Pohlus

Camera Operator

Markus Pohlus

Steadicam Operator

Jeremiasz Prokopowicz

Camera Operator

Igor Pronin

Production

Trefor Proud

Makeup

Brian H Reynolds

Key Grip

Jeff Rice

Executive Producer

Keith Rogers

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Grzegorz Rzepecki

Property Master

Brent Shields

Executive Producer

Ramunas Skikas

Production

Gabija Solotonaite

Production Coordinator

Inta Sorina

Location Manager

Larry Spagnola

Writer

Hubert Stawicki

Gaffer

Henk Van Eeghen

Editor

Linda Van Eeghen

Assistant Editor

Scott Willmann

Accountant

Stuart Wilson

Sound Mixer

Tracy Young

Script Supervisor

Julia Zaytseva

Production

Jerzy Zielinski

Camera

Film Details

Also Known As
Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler, Hallmark Hall of Fame, Irena Sendler Story, The
Release Date
2009
Location
Riga, Latvia

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Nominated for three 2009 Emmy Awards including Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie (Marcia Gay Harden).

Aired in United States April 19, 2009

Based on the book, "Mother of the Children of the Holocaust: The Irena Sendler Story" written by Anna Mieszkowska. Published by Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt March 31, 2006.

Scheduled to air in USA on CBS April 19, 2009.

Began shooting late November, 2008 and is scheduled to complete shooting end of December.