THE IMITATION GAME International & US Trailers Hit – Stars Benedict Cumberbatch & Keira Knightley
Keira Knightley, Matthew Beard, Matthew Goode, Mark Strong, Charles Dance and Benedict Cumberbatch star in the brand new trailers for THE IMITATION GAME.
The film will open the 58th BFI London Film Festival on Wednesday, October 8.
Norwegian filmmaker Morten Tyldum, 2012 BAFTA nominee for Headhunters, directs from a screenplay by Graham Moore, based on the book “Alan Turing: The Enigma” by Andrew Hodges.
THE IMITATION GAME will be in theaters on November 21st in the US; UK cinemas on November 14.
In THE IMITATION GAME, Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Alan Turing, the genius British mathematician, logician, cryptologist and computer scientist who led the charge to crack the German Enigma Code that helped the Allies win WWII.
Turing went on to assist with the development of computers at the University of Manchester after the war, but was prosecuted by the UK government in 1952 for homosexual acts which the country deemed illegal.
Behind-the-camera talent includes director of photography Óscar Faura (The Impossible), editor William Goldenberg (three time Oscar nominee and winner for Argo), production designer Maria Djurkovic (BAFTA nominee Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), costume designer Sammy Sheldon Differ (Kick-Ass), hair and make-up designer Ivana Primorac (six time BAFTA nominee including Anna Karenina), casting director Nina Gold (Les Miserables) and composer Alexandre Desplat (six time Oscar nominee including Argo).
Before watching the film this Fall, check out director Michael Apted’s 2001 ENIGMA starring Dougray Scott, Kate Winslet, Saffron Burrows and Jeremy Northam.
For more on Turing, read the BBC article HERE.
Copyright: © 2014 The Weinstein Company. All Rights Reserved. / Photos: Jack English