Official Secrets (15)

Gavin Hood | UK | USA | 2019 | 112’

Based on the true story of Katharine Gun, a former Mandarin translator at the British intelligence agency GCHQ, who made headlines after she leaked a confidential NSA memo that proposed the USA and UK put pressure on six ‘swing’ nations on the UN Security Council to vote in favour of the imminent 2003 Iraq invasion. The Observer newspaper in the UK broke the story and Gun was subsequently arrested and charged under the Official Secrets Act, sparking a public outcry.


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