The Fifth Estate

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Touchstone Pictures  United States

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Following Daniel Domscheit-Berg (Brühl), an early supporter and eventual colleague of Julian Assange (Cumberbatch), The Fifth Estate traces the heady, early days of WikiLeaks, culminating in the release of a series of controversial and history changing information leaks. The website’s overnight success brought instant fame to its principal architects and transformed the flow of information to news media and the world at large.
the official version from on January 24, 2013

Tells the true story of Julian Assange, who founded the whistleblower website, WikiLeaks.
from on October 3, 2012

Production History as of August 22, 2013




Principal photography has begun. The film will open in theaters on November 15, 2013.


Lensing to start in 2013.



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