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Nothing is more dangerous than the truth

Official Secrets

The true story of British intelligence whistleblower Katharine Gun who—prior to the 2003 Iraq invasion—leaked a top-secret NSA memo exposing a joint US-UK illegal spying operation against members of the UN Security Council. The memo proposed blackmailing member states into voting for war.

Credits

Keira Knightley
Keira Knightley

Katharine Gun

Ralph Fiennes
Ralph Fiennes

Ben Emmerson

Indira Varma
Indira Varma

Shami Chakrabarti

Conleth Hill
Conleth Hill

Roger Alton

Tamsin Greig
Tamsin Greig

Elizabeth Wilmshurst

Kenneth Cranham
Kenneth Cranham

Judge Hyam

All Cast

Name Character
Keira Knightley She was 34, now 36 years old as Katharine Gun
Matthew Goode He was 41, now 43 years old as Peter Beaumont
Clive Francis He was 73, now 75 years old as Rear Admiral Nick Wilkinson
Ralph Fiennes He was 56, now 58 years old as Ben Emmerson
Rhys Ifans He was 51, now 53 years old as Ed Vulliamy
Jeremy Northam He was 57, now 59 years old as Ken MacDonald
George W. Bush He was 73, now 75 years old as Himself (archival footage)
Chris Larkin He was 52, now 54 years old as Nigel Jones
Kenneth Cranham He was 74, now 76 years old as Judge Hyam
Peter Guinness He was 69, now 71 years old as TinTin
Indira Varma She was 45, now 47 years old as Shami Chakrabarti
Hattie Morahan She was 41, now 43 years old as Yvonne Ridley
MyAnna Buring She was 39, now 41 years old as Jasmine
Ray Panthaki He was 40, now 42 years old as Kamal Ahmed
Conleth Hill He was 54, now 56 years old as Roger Alton
Shaun Dooley He was 45, now 47 years old as John
Tamsin Greig She was 53, now 55 years old as Elizabeth Wilmshurst
Matt Smith He was 36, now 38 years old as Martin Bright
Tony Blair He was 66, now 68 years old as Himself (archival footage)
Monica Dolan She was 50, now 52 years old as Fiona Bygate
Katherine Kelly She was 39, now 41 years old as Jacqueline Jones
John Heffernan He was 38, now 40 years old as James Welch

Crew

Name Department
Florian Hoffmeister as Director of Photography. He was 49 (now 51) years old Camera
Paul Hepker as Original Music Composer. He was 51 (now 53) years old Sound
Mark Kilian as Original Music Composer. Sound
Megan Gill as Editor. Editing
Kate Dowd as Casting. Production
Gavin Hood as Director. He was 56 (now 58) years old Directing
Gavin Hood as Screenplay. He was 56 (now 58) years old Writing
Gregory Bernstein as Screenplay. He was 64 (now 66) years old Writing
Elizabeth Fowler as Producer. Production
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Nothing is more dangerous than the truth

  • Release day: Friday, August 30, 2019
  • Runtime: 112 minutes