Call To Spy Still

Director: Lydia Dean Pilcher | USA | 2019 | Feature/ History/ Drama | English | 123 min

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Early in WWII, Churchill orders his new secret spy agency – The Special Operations Executive – to recruit and train women as spies to aid Britainas war effort. Their mission: to conduct sabotage and build a resistance. aSpymistressa Vera Atkins, a Jewish Romanian immigrant, recruits two unexpected candidates, Virginia Hall, an ambitious American with a wooden leg, and Noor Inayat Khan, a Muslim pacifist. Together, these women help to undermine the Nazi regime in France, leaving an unmistakable legacy in their wake.

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3 wins and 1 nomination

  • 2019 – Edinburgh International Film Festival
    • Nominee Best International Feature Film: Lydia Dean Pilcher
  • 2019 – Whistler Film Festival
    • A Winner Alliance of Women Film Journalists EDA Award: Best Female-Directed Narrative Feature
    • Lydia Dean Pilcher (Director)A A Sarah Megan Thomas (Writer/Producer)
    • SMT Pictures: Winner Audience Award: Sarah Megan Thomas (Producer/Writer)
  • 2020 – Santa Barbara International Film Festival
    • Winner ADL Stand Up Award: Sarah Megan Thomas (Producer/Writer)

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