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Official secrets / Entertainment One presents ; in association with GS Media and Screen Yorkshire ; a Classified Films and Clear Pictures Entertainment production ; in association with Silver Reel ; directed by Gavin Hood ; written by Sara Bernstein & Gregory Bernstein and Gavin Hood ; produced by Ged Doherty, Elizabeth Fowler, Melissa Shiyu Zuo.

Hood, Gavin, (film director,, screenwriter.). Bernstein, Sara (Screenwriter), (screenwriter.). Bernstein, Gregory, 1955- (screenwriter.). Doherty, Ged, 1958- (film producer.). Fowler, Elizabeth (Film producer), (film producer.). Zuo, Melissa Shiyu, (film producer.). Knightley, Keira, 1985- (actor.). Smith, Matt, 1982- (actor.). Goode, Matthew, 1978- (actor.). Ifans, Rhys, 1967- (actor.). Bakri, Adam, (actor.). Fiennes, Ralph, (actor.). Entertainment One UK, (presenter.). GS Media, (presenter.). Screen Yorkshire (Firm), (presenter.). Classified Films, (production company.). Clear Pictures Entertainment, (production company.). Silver Reel (Firm), (production company.). Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm), (publisher.). Keira Knightley, Matt Smith, Matthew Goode, Rhys Ifans, Adam Bakri, Ralph Fiennes. (Cast).

Item details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Hollywood, CA : Paramount, [2019]

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Based on the book "The spy who tried to stop a war" by Marcia and Thomas Mitchell.
Originally released as a motion picutre in 2019.
Wide screen.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Florian Hoffmeister ; editor, Megan Gill ; music, Paul Hepker and Mark Kilian.
Participant or Performer Note:
Keira Knightley, Matt Smith, Matthew Goode, Rhys Ifans, Adam Bakri, Ralph Fiennes.
Summary, etc.:
The incredible true story of the spy who defied her government to stop a war. In 2003, British intelligence specialist Katharine Gun received a memo with a shocking directive: collect blackmail worthy information on UN council members to force the vote for the invasion of Iraq. Unable to stand by and watch the world rush into war. Gun makes the decision to leak the memo to the press, igniting an international firestorm that would expose a vast political conspiracy and put Gun in harm's way.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for language.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region; Dolby digital 5.1, wide screen.
Language Note:
English dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles; English audio description; closed-captioned.
Subject: Gun, Katharine > Drama.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 > Secret service > Drama.
Intelligence service > United States > Drama.
Intelligence service > Great Britain > Drama.
Wiretapping > Government policy > United States > Drama.
Iraq War (2003-2011)
Intelligence service.
Secret service.
Wiretapping > Government policy.
Great Britain.
United States.
Genre: Biographical films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Biographical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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