1940, London, the Blitz; with the country’s morale at stake, Catrin (Gemma Arterton), an untried screenwriter, and a makeshift cast and crew, work under fire to make a film to lift the nation’s spirits – and inspire America to join the war. A witty, romantic and moving portrayal of a young woman finding her way, and her voice, in the mayhem of war… and the movies!
“Arterton is excellent, her chemistry with Claflin absolute perfection,
the two actors disappearing into their respective roles.”
“It's a blend of pathos and industry satire that works quite
“In its own way, an utterly sublime and sentimental look at WWII, the
ways movies were made back then and the role women were to come to play in the
workforce of the civilized world.”
– Movie Nation