The War Bride

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The War Bride
Directed byLyndon Chubbuck
Produced byAlistair MacLean-Clark, Douglas Berquist, Melvyn Singer (Executive Producer)
Written byAngela Workman
StarringAnna Friel
Brenda Fricker
Aden Young
Loren Dean
Molly Parker
Music byJohn Sereda
CinematographyRon Orieux
Edited byAlan Strachan
Release date
  • March 23, 2001 (2001-03-23)
Running time
103 minutes
United Kingdom

The War Bride is a 2001 Canadian/British drama film directed by Lyndon Chubbuck and written by Angela Workman.

The film stars Anna Friel as Lily and Julie Cox as Sophie, two young women from London, England who marry Canadian soldiers (Aden Young and Benjamin Boyd) during World War II, and move to Canada as war brides.[1] The film's cast also includes Brenda Fricker, Caroline Cave and Molly Parker.[1]


The film garnered seven Genie Award nominations at the 22nd Genie Awards:[2]

It won the awards for Art Direction/Production Design and Costume Design.[3]


  1. ^ a b "The War Bride". British Films Directory.
  2. ^ "Atanarjuat and War Bride lead Genie race". Screen Daily, December 13, 2001.
  3. ^ "Inuit film earns top honours at Genie Awards". CBC News, February 8, 2002.

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