The Fifth Estate (5-Sep-2013)|
Director: Bill Condon
Writer: Josh Singer
Based on a book: WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange's War on Secrecy by David Leigh, and Luke Harding
Political thriller dramatizes the real-life events behind the start and rise to notoriety of state-secret clearinghouse WikiLeaks.
Adapted from tell-all books WikiLeaks: My Time with Julian Assange and the World's Most Dangerous Website and WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange's War on Secrecy, The Fifth Estate provides viewers with a dramatized account of the founding of infamous secret-sharing resource WikiLeaks, following Julian Assange and Daniel Domscheit-Berg as they design a platform for whistle-blowers, attract a wide variety of interested parties willing to share information, and ultimately come to realize that the secrets they possess may forever shift the paradigm of global diplomacy.
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