Charlotte Gray

TitleCharlotte Gray
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication2001
AuthorsArmstrong, Gillian
Running Time121 min
Date Released12/2001
DistributorWarner Bros. Pictures
CountryUnited States
Publication Languageeng

Based on a novel of the same name by Sebastian Faulks, this fictional story points to the true and heroic contributions of British women spies in France during World War II. Charlotte has been trained to be an undercover courier for England. She straps on a parachute and falls from the sky into Vichy France. There she will assist the French Resistance in its defiance of Nazi occupation. Once behind enemy lines, she keeps secret her personal mission to find her lover, an RAF pilot downed over France.


Cate Blanchett: Charlotte Gray; James Fleet: Richard Cannerley; Abigail Cruttenden: Daisy; Rupert Penry-Jones: Peter Gregory; Billy Crudup: Julien Levade; Michael Gambon: Levade; Anton Lesser: Renech; Ron Cook: Mirabel.


Director: Gillian Armstrong; Producers: Sarah Curtis, Douglas Rae; Screenplay: Jeremy Brock; Music: Stephen Warbeck; Cinematography: Dion Beebe; Editor: Nicholas Beauman; Production company: FilmFour, Senator Film, And Ecosse Films.


Drama, Romance

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