Enemy Of The Reich – The Noor Inayat Khan Story
2014 / Dir: Robert Gardner
Cast includes: Grace Srinavasan, Joe Isenburg, Mike Sullivan and John Danley
The film, which is based on real life events, unfolds the story of Noor Inayat Khan.
Set in the period of World War Two the courageous Noor Inayat Khan finds her calling and leaves the idyllic life she led writing stories for young children together with the comforts of her home to join the armed forces inefforts to break down the Nazi forces that were terrorizing much of Europe. Noor Inayat Khan became a spy for the British cracking codes to infiltrate the opposition. This was a special era as the role of women in society was radically changing but it was highly unusual to see an Indian woman take an active part in service.
An inspiring story, the film is beautifully narrated by Academy award winning actress Helen Mirren takes one on a journey to the underground world of espionage and where hope meets terror.