Chichinette: The Accidental Spy

Directed by Nicola Alice Hens

Year: 2019
Running Time: 86
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
Country: Germany, France
Language: English and French with English subtitles
Genres: Documentary
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Chichinette: The Accidental Spy

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Marthe Cohn

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Directed by Nicola Alice Hens
Produced by Amos Geva


The untold story of Marthe Cohn, a feisty young woman who joined the French resistance during WWII. After keeping silent for almost 60 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 her medals 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. – JCC Manhattan

Reviews

“Captivating, striking and delicious. A true heroine.”

“A beautiful portrait of a woman… simple and essential.”

"Visitors to the Haifa Film Festival ... were captivated by the magic of the 99-year-old tiny woman who served as a spy in the Resistance at the end of World War II."



Awards

  • Official Selection – Haifa International Film Festival

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PLAYDATES

Venue City Date
Cafritz Hall Washington 1585281600March 27 - April 2, 2020
Laemmle Royal Theatre Los Angeles 1584849600March 22, 2020
Laemmle Town Center 5 Encino 1584676800March 20 - March 26, 2020
JCC Manhattan New York 1577250000December 25 - December 28, 2019


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