Risk

Risk
  • 2016
  • Germany / US
  • 1h 32min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Laura Poitras
  • Cast: Julian Assange, Sarah Harrison, Jacob Applebaum
  • UK release: 30 June 2017

Documentary about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange which focuses more on the man and less on his deeds, creating a fascinating study of the blurred lines between activism and ego. By making herself part of the story, Poitras makes the film compelling viewing.

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Risk

26 Jun 20174 stars

Julian Assange is the subject of a compelling, unavoidably personal documentary from Laura Poitras

'I thought I could ignore the contradictions. I was wrong. They're becoming the story.' So says filmmaker Laura Poitras in voiceover, midway through her eye-opening documentary about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. By focusing more on the man, and…

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