R | | Action, Drama, Romance
In 1942, a Canadian intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.
At the Embassy party, the music playing is Haydn's String Quartet In C Major Op. 76. This is also the tune of the German national anthem at the time: "Deutschland, Deutschland über Alles". It is also the tune of the University of Pittsburgh's Alma Mater.
Commander, tell me about your wife.
Max Vatan: We met at Casablanca, where together we assassinated the German ambassador. She's a mother of my child.
S.O.E. Official: We believe your wife is a double agent.
In the raid on the prison/police station, a vehicle is shown with the registration ending in 76 to signify the department. This two digit system did not come into operation in France until 1950.
As the opening title of "Allied" fades to black, the three middle letters reading "lie" remain on-screen for just a moment longer. Blink and you'll miss it.
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