Noor Inayat Khan, the British agent who ran a spy network in Paris. For ten months she was tortured by the Gestapo desperate for any information about SOE operations, but she stood firm and was eventually executed at Dachau concentration camp on September 13, 1944, aged just 30.
96. Slumdog Millionaire (2008). Releasing his boundless energy onto the colourful, conflicted streets of Mumbai, Danny Boyle found a perfect match for his wide-eyed filmmaking style, pushing Vikas Swarup’s novel and Anthony Dod Mantle’s handheld cinematography to the limit with this by turns romantic and harrowing underdog’s tale