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Official Secrets (2019)

Title: Official Secrets
Rating: R
Directed by: Gavin Hood
Written by: Gregory Bernstein, Sara Bernstein, and Gavin Hood
Based on the book by: Marcia Mitchell and Thomas Mitchell
Starring: Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Matt Smith, Matthew Goode, Indira Varma, and Rhys Ifans
Release Date: 8/30/2019
Running Time: 112 minutes

Official Site

What did you think of this film?
She risked everything to stop an unjust war. Her government called her a traitor. Based on world-shaking true events, Official Secrets tells the gripping story of Katharine Gun (Keira Knightley), a British intelligence specialist whose job involves routine handling of classified information. One day in 2003, in the lead up to the Iraq War, Gun receives a memo from the NSA with a shocking directive: the United States is enlisting Britain’s help in collecting compromising information on United Nations Security Council members in order to blackmail them into voting in favor of an invasion of Iraq. Unable to stand by and watch the world be rushed into an illegal war, Gun makes the gut-wrenching decision to defy her government and leak the memo to the press. So begins an explosive chain of events that will ignite an international firestorm, expose a vast political conspiracy, and put Gun and her family directly in harm’s way.

Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note: The last scene with Jack walking away from Ben continues as the credits begin.

Special thanks to Frank for this submission

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