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The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game
  • 2014
  • UK/USA
  • 113 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Morten Tyldum
  • Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode
  • UK release: 14 November 2014

Historical drama about Alan Turing (Cumberbatch), father of modern computer science; how he and a team of codebreakers figured out how to beat the German Enigma machine during WWII, and his tragically early death. Triumphant slice of British heritage drama, with great emotional force and a touching performance from Cumberbatch.

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Performance times

Byre Theatre, St Andrews (0.0 miles)

Abbey Street, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9LA
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The Imitation Game

15 Sep 20144 stars

Toronto International Film Festival: Stirring drama featuring a brilliant Benedict Cumberbatch

The story of how Alan Turing and the Bletchley boffins defeated the Enigma machine is one of the most stirring of the Second World War; the British David conquering the Nazi Goliath by virtue of superior mathematics and intellectual daring. The…

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