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Official Secrets

2019, drama, history, suspense

112 minutes

The true story of British intelligence whistleblower Katharine Gun who—prior to the 2003 Iraq invasion—leaked a top-secret NSA memo exposing a joint US-UK illegal spying operation against members of the UN Security Council. The memo proposed...

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7.4

based on 14 critics

Age

13+

Country

United Kingdom, United States

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8.0

2020.03.12

This is a little British film that really packs a punch. Extremely watchable and with a star cast, this ones a keeper. Highly recommended. Read more

8.0

2019.11.01

Official Secrets brings a little known, but important, story back into the limelight, and does so in a tense and engaging way. Read more

7.0

2019.10.02

Official Secrets is at its best when it accepts that its covering storytelling ground that's far from fresh. The strongest scenes are those that explore the journalistic side of the story, with foul-mouthed journalists and editors bickering in their offices like the embittered real estate agents of Glengarry Glen Ross. Read more

7.0

2019.09.15

It’s still a pretty solid drama in which the cast made it well worth a watch. Read more

7.0

2019.10.17

In an era of populist floppy-haired demagogues railing against Fake News, Official Secrets does remind us of the potential power of whistleblowers and the press to counteract government excess. Sadly, much like the illegal memo, the movie is paper-thin. Read more

6.0

2019.11.17

For those whose memories of these events aren’t as clear, it’s a compelling way to learn more about this historical episode. Read more

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