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The Imitation Game (29-Aug-2014)

Director: Morten Tyldum

Writer: Graham Moore

Based on a book: Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges

Keywords: Drama, WWII, Cryptography, Biography

Biopic details brilliant mathematician Alan Turing's efforts to crack Nazi Germany's Enigma code during World War II.

ABSTRACT
Alan Turing, prodigious mathematician renowned for his original concepts regarding computing and artificial intelligence at Cambridge University, is called into service for his native Great Britain during World War II when he is asked to help decode Nazi naval transmissions sent with the assistance of the tough-to-crack Enigma machine. An attractive young woman by the name of Joan Clarke joins Turing's team, sparking a flame with the brilliant thinker; Turing's closeted homosexuality threatens to destroy his relationship with Joan and reputation, however, as he is gay in a time when such a sexual orientation is tantamount to wearing a scarlet letter.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Benedict Cumberbatch
Actor
19-Jul-1976   BBC's Sherlock Holmes
Charles Dance
Actor
10-Oct-1946   Good Morning, Babylon
Matthew Goode
Actor
3-Apr-1978   Chasing Liberty
Keira Knightley
Actor
26-Mar-1985   Bend It Like Beckham
Mark Strong
Actor
30-Aug-1963   Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

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