Check out the first official trailer of Official Secrets, the upcoming biography drama movie directed by Gavin Hood and starring Keira Knightley, Matt Smith, Matthew Goode, and Ralph Fiennes:
Based on the untold true story.
It takes an act of courage to expose secrets.
Plot synopsis: “In 2003, as politicians in Britain and the US angle to invade Iraq, GCHQ translator Katharine Gun leaks a classified e-mail that urges spying on members of the UN Security Council to force through the resolution to go to war. Charged with breaking the Official Secrets Act, and facing imprisonment, Katharine and her lawyers set out to defend her actions. With her life, liberty and marriage threatened, she must stand up for what she believes in…”
Sure looks like Keira Knightley is delivering a great performance here! Sign me up for Official Secrets!
The US release date of Official Secrets is set to August 23, 2019.
A first official at Official Secrets, the upcoming biography drama movie directed by Gavin Hood from a script he co-wrote with Sara Bernstein and Gregory Bernstein and starring Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Matthew Goode, Matt Smith and Rhys Ifans:
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Plot synopsis: “Keira Knightley stars in this gripping real-life political thriller based on the story of whistleblower Katharine Gun. Charged with breaking the Official Secrets Act in Britain, and facing imprisonment, Katherine reaches out to Ben Emmerson (Ralph Fiennes), one of the top lawyers in the country, to take her case and defend her actions. With her life, freedom, and marriage threatened, Katharine risks everything by leaking a classified email to the press in the hopes that this simple act could help halt an unjust war. Directed by Gavin Hood (Ender’s Game, Eye in the Sky), the film also stars Matthew Goode, Adam Bakri and Matt Smith as journalist Martin Bright who first publicly broke the news about the memo.”
She looks like she’s carrying the weight of the world on her’s shoulders!
Here’s an interview with the real life Kathrine Gun:
Legendary whistleblower Katherine Gun on UN corruption & Iraq War
Legendary whistleblower Katherine Gun about how she exposed UK-US corruption of the UN to excuse Tony Blair’s Iraq War and her being played by Keira Knightley in the upcoming film, ‘Official Secrets’.
Besides Keira Knightley, the cast also includes Ralph Fiennes, Matthew Goode, Matt Smith and Rhys Ifans.
The release date of the movie Official Secrets is set to August 23, 2019.