Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication2001
AuthorsApted, Michael
Running Time119 min
Date Released09/2001
CountryUnited States ; United Kingdom
Publication Languageeng

A highly fictionalized account of the British cryptography project during World War II. Still reeling from the disappearance of his lover Claire, brilliant code-breaker Tom Jericho is summoned to Bletchley Park, Britain's top-secret intelligence campus. Now he must face his toughest assignment--crack the Nazis' infamous Enigma codes. Putting together the pieces of a puzzle, he discovers the reason for his lover's disappearance, U-boats closing in on Allied cargo ships, and a mass grave in Poland (the site of the Katyn massacre). The film makes no mention of Alan Turing, the cryptographer who deciphered the Enigma codes.


Dougray Scott, Kate Winslet, Jeremy Northam, Saffron Burrows, Tom Hollander.


Manhattan Pictures International; Intermedia; Senator Film präsentiert; Manhattan Pictures International and Intermedia Films and Senator Entertainment present in association with MeesPierson Film CV, a Jagged Films/Broadway Video production; Screenplay by Tom Stoppard; Produced by Lorne Michaels and Mick Jagger. Director of photography, Seamus McGarvey; editor, Rick Shaine; Music composer: John Barry; Costume designer: Shirley Russell; Production designer: John Beard.


Drama, Mystery, Romance

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