Many Americans are unaware of the unconventional love story between the people of Normandy, France and the American GIs who freed them from Nazi rule. The Girl Who Wore Freedom features Dany Patrix, just 1 years old when German tanks rolled into France. Through her eyes, we experience the hardships and trauma of the four-year occupation, as well as and the overwhelming joy felt when American GIs freed her city. Seventy years later, the people of Normandy still hold an annual celebration to remember and honor the the sacrifices that American soldiers made to free them. This documentary keeps Dany's story, as well as stories of her fellow French citizens, alive. Theirs are stories that underscore both the damage caused by tyranny and the unforgettable healing power of love.
An Untold Love Story Uncovered From the Ruins of WWII