Carve Her Name with Pride (1958)
Movie: Carve Her Name with Pride
- Director: Lewis Gilbert
- Stars: Virginia McKenna, Paul Scofield, Jack Warner, Denise Grey, Alain Saury, Maurice Ronet, Anne Leon, Sydney Tafler, Avice Landone, Nicole Stphane, Noel Willman, Bill Owen, Billie Whitelaw, William Mervyn, Michael Goodliffe
- Release Date: February 18, 1958
- Run Time: 119 min
- Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Violette Bushell is the daughter of an English father and a French mother, living in London in the early years of World War 2. She meets a handsome young French soldier in the park and takes him back for the family Bastille day celebrations. They fall in love, marry and have a baby girl when Violette Szabo receives the dreaded telegram informing her of his death in North Africa. Shortly afterwards, Violette is approached to join the SOE (Special Operations Executive). Should she stay and look after her baby or \”do her duty\” ?