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Female Agents (2008) (Les femmes de l'ombre )

Female Agents (2008)
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Sophie Marceau Sophie Marceau
Louise Desfontaines
Julie Depardieu Julie Depardieu
Jeanne Faussier
Marie Gillain Marie Gillain
Suzy Desprez
Déborah François Déborah François
Gaëlle Lemenech
Moritz Bleibtreu Moritz Bleibtreu
Karl Heindrich
Maya Sansa Maya Sansa
Maria Luzzato
Julien Boisselier Julien Boisselier
Pierre Desfontaines


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11 years ago at Jan 5 9:46
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This is a WWII action/drama wherein a group French-speaking agents are tasked with rescuing a British agent, currently trapped in a French hospital. This agent has vital information about the upcoming D-Day invasion and with a German SS colonel in hot pursuit, the team which includes Louise Desfontaines (Sophie Marceau), her brother Pierre (Julien Boisselier) along with their motley crew of female... read more

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4 years, 7 months ago at Jun 7 0:51
Or, The Dowdy Half-Dozen? Female Agents shines some light on a rather unknown slice of World War Two history in which women were recruited and trained by the British government to act as spies in occupied France. Sophie Marceau's character was inspired by one such real life French agent named Lise de Baissac, one of only six women to be decorated with honors by the military during that war. While ... read more
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Description: In May 1944, a group of French servicewomen and resistance fighters are enlisted into the British Special Operations Executive commando group under the command of Louise Desfontaines and her brother Pierre. Their mission, to rescue a British army geologist caught reconnoitering the beaches at Normandy, and to kill a German SS colonel who is close to figuring out the imminent secret of D-Day, proves to be emotional and brutal. The story is inspired by the accomplishments of decorated SOE agent Lisé de Baissac. Written by Anonymous (imdb) ... (more)
Release date: 5 March 2008
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" Director: Jean-Paul Salomé Starring: Sophie Marceau, Julie Depardieu, Deborah Francois, Marie Gillain, Moritz Bleibtreu, Julien Boisselier and Maya Sansa In May 1944, a group of French servicewomen and resistance fighters are enlisted into the British Special Operations Executive commando group under the command of Louise Desfontaines and her brother Pierre. Their mission - to rescue a British army geologist caught reconnoitering the beaches at Normandy and to kill a German SS colonel who is"


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