A True courage

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.


Nominated for 1 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television 

Won Primetime Emmy Outstanding Makeup for a Miniseries or a Movie (Non-Prosthetic) 

Nominated by Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie 

Nominated by Guild of America for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television/Mini-Series 

Nominated by American Society of Cinematographers for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Motion Picture/Mini-Series Television 

Nominated by Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special


John Kent Harrison


Anna Paquin
Marcia Gay Harden
Goran Visnjic 

Filming Locations

Riga, Latvia


Chris Grabowsky
Cameron Johann
Jeff Most
Beata Pisula
Jeff Rice
Brent Shields