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"Monsieur LaPadite, each one of your daughters is more lovely than the last." ― Hans Landa[source]

Charlotte LaPadite is a minor character in Quentin Tarantino's 7th film, Inglourious Basterds. She is one of the three daughters of French farmer Perrier LaPadite and the sister of Julie and Suzanne.

Biography

Early life

Charlotte LaPadite was born in France, her father being Perrier LaPadite. She has two more sisters, Suzanne and Julie.

Chapter One - Once upon a time... In Nazi-occupied France

Charlotte is seen exiting her father's house with her sister Suzanne, when they hear the sound of German motorcycles approaching. She and her sister get back in the house when LaPadite tells them to get inside. She doesn't say a word when Colonel Hans Landa enters the house and kisses her hand, instead she keeps glancing at her father and her other sisters while sometimes looking down. Landa also stares at her a few times, apparently noticing her unease. When Landa politely asks LaPadite for his daughters to step outside, the latter asks Charlotte to take the girls outside. She then exits the house with her sisters and is never seen again.

Personality

Not much is known about Charlotte. She was silent while Col. Landa was in the house and seemed more nervous than her sisters.

Behind the scenes

Charlotte LaPadite was portrayed by Léa Seydoux.

Despite playing father and daughter in this movie, Denis Ménochet is only nine years older than Seydoux.

Trivia

  • She is the only LaPadite character who doesn't have any spoken lines.
  • In the original script, Charlotte was the name of Perrier's wife.
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