When Mata Hari arrived in Paris, she was penniless. Soon she was feted as the most elegant woman in the city.
A dancer who shocked and delighted audiences, as a confidante and courtesan she bewitched the era's most powerful men.
But as paranoia consumed a country at war, Mata Hari's lifestyle brought her under suspiciou. In 1917 she was arrested in her hotel room on the Champs-Élysées and accused of espionage.
Told on Mata Hari's voice through her final letter, The Spy is the unforgettable story of a woman who dared to break the conventions of her time, and paid the price.
Her only crime was to be an independent woman.