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Official Secrets

2019 | Thriller Adaptation

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 imprisonmen... full plot below

U.S. Release Date

Official Secrets release date is set for Friday, August 23, 2019. This will be a Limited in theaters release.

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Directed by

Gavin Hood

Screenwriter

Gregory Bernstein
Sara Bernstein

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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.

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on the 2008 book "The Spy Who Tried To Stop A War: Katherine Gun and The Secret Plot to Sanction the Iraq Invasion" by Marcia Mitchell and Thomas Mitchell.

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