The imitation game sold out

Monday, March 9 2015, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (sold out)
Tuesday, March 10 2015, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (sold out)
Wednesday, March 11 2015, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (sold out)
Filmhuis De Zwarte Doos

Morten Tyldum, VS 2014
English spoken

During the winter of 1952, British authorities entered the home of mathematician, cryptanalyst and war hero Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch) to investigate a reported burglary. They instead ended up arresting Turing himself on charges of ‘gross indecency’, an accusation that would lead to his devastating conviction for the criminal offense of homosexuality – little did officials know, they were actually incriminating the pioneer of modern-day computing. Famously leading a motley group of scholars, linguists, chess champions and intelligence officers, he was credited with cracking the so called unbreakable codes of Germany's World War II Enigma machine. An intense and haunting portrayal of a brilliant, complicated man, THE IMITATION GAME follows a genius who under nail-biting pressure helped to shorten the war and, in turn, save thousands of lives. Directed by Morten Tyldum with a screenplay by Graham Moore, the film stars i.a. Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, and Rory Kinnear.

Entrance: students 3,50 euro | others 7,50 euro

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