Two Thousand Women (1944)

Based on a true story of a female internment camp in France, this film revels in role-reversal.

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Introduction

Writer-director Launder originally sent this idea – based on the true story of a female internment camp at Vittel, France – to Hitchcock, but then decided to make a more comedic version himself.

The first section of the film plays like a precursor to the director’s later St Trinian’s satires, with anarchic role-reversal, inversion of stereotypes and selective cross-dressing!

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