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Series Info
Series:Bijou Horizons
Film Info
Rating:Not Rated
Runtime:86 Minutes
Director:Nicola Hens
Year Released:2019
Production Country:Germany, France
Language:English, French with English subtitles


"This is a powerful story that deserves to be told... Marthe Cohn deserves every accolade that comes her way." —The Hollywood Reporter

"The Accidental Spy is as dynamic as the woman whose extraordinary story it tells." —UK Jewish Film

The untold story of Marthe Cohn, a feisty young woman who joined the French resistance during WWII. After keeping silent for almost sixty years, Marthe now shares the extraordinary story of how she managed to beat the odds and fight the Nazis as a spy. At the age of 98, she still tours the world, showing off all her metals and promoting her message to people of all generations. Her harrowing journey is told with reverence, while her joie de vivre shines through, filling the film with hope for the future.

Chichinette, The Accidental Spy is presented as part of Bijou's Horizons series. Bijou events are free for University of Iowa students. Contact Bijou on social media or via email to obtain your free code!