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Official Secrets

By Gavin Hood

2003, on the eve of the American intervention in Iraq. Katharine Gun, a British intelligence officer, receives a note from the NSA: the United States seeks Britain's help in gathering compromising information on certain members of the UN Security Council to force them to vote in favour of the invasion. Gun decides to release the memo to the press to prevent war. By choosing to expose this vast political conspiracy, the whistleblower risks everything: her life, her family, her freedom…

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Director(s)
Gavin Hood
Writer(s)
Gregory Bernstein, Sara Bernstein & Gavin Hood

Casting

  • Keira Knightley
  • Matt Smith
  • Matthew Goode
  • Rhys Ifans
  • Adam Bakri
  • Ralph Fiennes

Distributor

  • Impuls Pictures

Production

  • Clear Pictures Entertainment
  • Raindog Films
  • The Solution Ent Group
  • The Mark Gordon Company
  • Silver Reel

Cinematographer

  • Florian Hoffmeister

Music

  • Paul Hepker
  • Mark Kilian
Duration
112'
Status
Regional Premiere
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