Lady with a Hat

(En Dame med hatt)

Norway 1999. Dir Elsa Kvamme.

The film is a staggering journey through the life and career of the Jewish hat maker May Aubert, with a special focus on the Second World War period. During this time the resourceful Aubert applied her millinery skills to the subversive use of smuggling 100, 000 Norwegian crowners from Sweden to Canada.