The Imitation Game
- UK / USA
- 1h 53min
- 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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