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Official secrets / Entertainment One presents ; in association with GS Media and Screen Yorkshire ; a Classified Films and Clear Pictures Entertainment production ; in association with Silver Reel ; directed by Gavin Hood ; written by Sara Bernstein & Gregory Bernstein and Gavin Hood ; produced by Ged Doherty, Elizabeth Fowler, Melissa Shiyu Zuo.

Hood, Gavin, (film director,, screenwriter.). Bernstein, Sara (Screenwriter), (screenwriter.). Bernstein, Gregory, 1955- (screenwriter.). Doherty, Ged, 1958- (film producer.). Fowler, Elizabeth (Film producer), (film producer.). Zuo, Melissa Shiyu, (film producer.). Hoffmeister, Florian, 1970- (director of photography.). Gill, Megan, (editor of moving image work.). Hepker, Paul, 1967- (composer (expression)). Kilian, Mark, (composer (expression)). Knightley, Keira, 1985- (actor.). Smith, Matt, 1982- (actor.). Goode, Matthew, 1978- (actor.). Ifans, Rhys, 1967- (actor.). Bakri, Adam, (actor.). Fiennes, Ralph, (actor.). Mitchell, Marcia. Motion picture adaptation of (work) : Spy who tried to stop a war. (Added Author). Entertainment One UK, (presenter.). GS Media, (presenter.). Screen Yorkshire (Firm), (presenter.). Classified Films, (production company.). Clear Pictures Entertainment, (production company.). Silver Reel (Firm), (production company.). Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm), (publisher.). Keira Knightley, Matt Smith, Matthew Goode, Rhys Ifans, Adam Bakri, Ralph Fiennes. (Cast).

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Allentown Public Library System.
  • 1 of 3 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Allentown Public Library DVD OFFI (Text) 34455006626721 New Adult DVD Fiction Checked Out 05/20/2020

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Hollywood, CA : Paramount, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the book "The spy who tried to stop a war" by Marcia and Thomas Mitchell.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2019.
Wide screen.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Florian Hoffmeister ; editor, Megan Gill ; music, Paul Hepker and Mark Kilian.
Participant or Performer Note:
Keira Knightley, Matt Smith, Matthew Goode, Rhys Ifans, Adam Bakri, Ralph Fiennes.
Summary, etc.:
The incredible true story of the spy who defied her government to stop a war. In 2003, British intelligence specialist Katharine Gun received a memo with a shocking directive: collect blackmail worthy information on UN council members to force the vote for the invasion of Iraq. Unable to stand by and watch the world rush into war. Gun makes the decision to leak the memo to the press, igniting an international firestorm that would expose a vast political conspiracy and put Gun in harm's way.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for language.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1, widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs.
Language Note:
English dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles; English audio description; closed-captioned.
Subject: Gun, Katharine > Drama.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 > Secret service > Drama.
Intelligence service > United States > Drama.
Intelligence service > Great Britain > Drama.
Wiretapping > Government policy > United States > Drama.
Genre: DVD-Video discs.
Biographical films.
Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Biographical films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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