Whenever I think about war I tend to envision men lined up in uniforms, attacking the enemy across a relatively distinct line. How Angels Die takes a unique approach to war that completely sets this stereotype on edge, showing at its core the brave and determined women who fought against the German occupation of France for the French Resistance during WWII. It is a violent yet tender, heartbreakingly vivid story of two sisters, fighting for the same side yet often divided, and the harsh realities they learn fighting for a peace that refuses to come easily.
Claire and Monique McCleash have grown up in their small French coastal town surrounded by war. The noose around their country has continued to tighten as the WWII Nazi soldiers invaded and then occupied their country. Now in June 1944, each