The Imitation Game

TitleThe Imitation Game
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsTyldum, Morten
Running Time114 min
Date Released12/2014
DistributorThe Weinstein Company
CountryUnited States
Publication LanguageEnglish

Based on a true story, this critically acclaimed film presents the story of Alan Turing's intelligence work for the British during World War II. At Bletchley Park, Turing works to decode the Enigma machine and thus German intelligence reports. His difficult personality as well as his closeted homosexuality distance him from his peers, but they rally behind him when he discovers a breakthrough. Years after the war, Turing undergoes chemical castration as punishment for a criminal conviction of homosexuality.

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