A Call to Spy (2019)

Genres - Thriller  |   Release Date - Oct 2, 2020 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 123 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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Synopsis by Olivia Cantor

Based on true stories, this WWII drama is about how Britain’s spy agency, called the Special Operations Executive, started recruiting women to operate as spies. Vera Atkins (Stana Katic) is in charge of training women from various walks of life for the job. Recruits include Noor Inayat Khan (Radhika Apte), a Muslim of Indian descent and a pacifist, and ambitious American Virginia Hall (Sarah Megan Thomas) who walks with a wooden leg. Regardless of their personal positions, the women are put to the test when they are assigned to France and encounter the Nazis. Directed by Lydia Dean Pilcher.

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Britain, gender-roles, Nazi, spy, world-war