Tracking Edith is an astounding story about a remarkable woman: a spy with a conscience and an ever unravelling life of secrets. Edith Tudor-Hart was one of the most innovative and iconic photographers working in Britain during the 1930s and 1940s. Her naturalistic style unsparingly depicted social issues of the day: poverty, slum housing, child welfare. Tudor-Hart was also a Communist sympathiser and spy for the Soviet Union and was instrumental in recruiting Kim Philby before becoming one of the architects of the Cambridge Five, the Soviet Union’s most successful spy ring in Great Britain. Directed by Tudor-Hart’s great nephew, Peter Jungk, Tracking Edith is an astounding story about a remarkable woman: a spy with a conscience and an ever unravelling life of secrets.

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