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Breaking the Code

Directed by Herbert Wise
United Kingdom, 1996
Biography, Drama


The title of this film refers to Alan Turing’s Machine that was used to break the German Enigma code during WW II, but it also refers to his open admission of homosexuality, which was a crime in Britain. The film travels backwards and forwards through time to chronicle Turing’s life.

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Breaking the Code Directed by Herbert Wise

Awards & Festivals

BAFTA Awards

1998 | 2 nominations including: Best Single Drama (Television)

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