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Official secrets

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DVD - Mature Adult MA15+   Double Bay . Available .  
DVD - Mature Adult MA15+   Double Bay . Available .  
DVD - Mature Adult MA15+   Paddington . Available .  
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Title Official secrets [videorecording].
Publisher/Date [Australia] : Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Australia, [2020]
Pagination etc. 1 videodisc (107 minutes) : sound, colour ; 12cm.
Contents note "Based on the untold true story"-- Cover.
Based on the book "The spy who tried to stop a war" by Marcia and Thomas Mitchell.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2019.
Includes bonus features: cast and crew interviews.
Creation Note Directed by Gavin Hood ; written by Sara Bernstein and Gregory Bernstein and Gavin Hood ; produced by Ged Doherty, Elizabeth Fowler, Melissa Shiyu Zuo.
Performer note Keira Knightley, Matt Smith, Matthew Goode, Rhys Ifans, Adam Bakri, Ralph Fiennes.
Summary Note The incredible true story of the spy who defied her government to stop a war. In 2003, British intelligence specialist Katharine Gun received a memo with a shocking directive: collect blackmail worthy information on UN council members to force the vote for the invasion of Iraq. Unable to stand by and watch the world rush into war. Gun makes the decision to leak the memo to the press, igniting an international firestorm that would expose a vast political conspiracy and put Gun in harm's way.
Target audience note Censorship classification : MA15+.
Language note In English, German with optional English or German subtitles; English audio description; closed-captioned in English.
Subject - Name Gun, Katharine -- Drama
Mitchell, Marcia -- Film adaptations
Subject Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Secret service -- Drama
Intelligence service -- United States -- Drama
Intelligence service -- Great Britain -- Drama
Wiretapping -- Government policy -- United States -- Drama
Biographical films
Feature films
Film adaptations
Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Biographical films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures).
Added Author Hood, Gavin film director, screenwriter.
Bernstein, Sara, (Screenwriter) screenwriter.
Bernstein, Gregory, 1955- screenwriter.
Doherty, Ged, 1958- film producer.
Fowler, Elizabeth, (Film producer) film producer.
Zuo, Melissa Shiyu film producer.
Knightley, Keira, 1985- actor.
Smith, Matt, 1982- actor.
Goode, Matthew, 1978- actor.
Ifans, Rhys, 1967- actor.
Bakri, Adam actor.
Fiennes, Ralph actor.
Mitchell, Marcia Spy who tried to stop a war.
Corporate Author Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm) publisher.
Shelf Location DVD F OFFI
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