Mélanie Laurent (“Galveston”) will direct from a script by Dana Stevens. Elizabeth Cantillon is producing through her production company The Cantillon Company.
“The Nightingale” follows two sisters coming of age in France on the eve of World War II and tells the story or their struggle to survive the German occupation of France. The story is inspired by the courageous women of the French Resistance who helped downed Allied airmen escape Nazi-occupied territory and hid Jewish children.
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Hannah’s book became a hit after it was published in 2015. It has since been published in 45 languages and