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…

  • Section: Out of competition - Fiction
  • Original language: English
  • Subtitles: French & German

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Director(s)

Gavin Hood

Writer(s)

Sara Bernstein & Gavin Hood

Casting

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

Distributor

  • Impuls Pictures

Production

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

Cinematographer

  • Florian Hoffmeister

Music

  • Paul Hepker
  • Mark Kilian

Duration

112'

Production country

United Kingdom & United States

Status

Regional Premiere


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