Starring: Keira Knightley, Matt Smith, Matthew Goode, Adam Bakri, Ralph Fiennes, Indira Varma, Conleth Hill, Tamsin Greig
Political thriller directed by Gavin Hood based mostly on the true story of British Intelligence whistleblower Katharine Gun (Keira Knightley), who, through the rapid run-up to the 2003 Iraq invasion, leaked a prime secret NSA memo exposing a joint US-UK unlawful spying operation in opposition to members of the UN Safety Council.
[watching Tony Blair being interviewed on the news]
Tony Blair: What we all know, is that Saddam has this materials.
Katharine Gun: You don’t know that. I imply, he simply retains repeating the lie. Simply since you’re the Prime Minister, it doesn’t imply you get to make up your individual info.
British intelligence Officer: Somebody on this constructing has betrayed their nation. In case you are discovered to have withheld info, you may be charged with a breach of the Official Secrets and techniques Act.
John: Katharine Gun, who do you assume may need leaked due to your e-mail?
[on the phone to Martin Bright]
Katharine Gun: I’ve obtained one thing you could see.
Peter Beaumont: Who introduced you this?
Martin Shiny: A pal.
Peter Beaumont: Watch out.
Martin Shiny: You possibly can go to jail only for having it in your possession.
TinTin: You’re a spy. You're employed for the British authorities.
Katharine Gun: No. I work for the British folks. I don't accumulate info in order that the federal government can misinform the British folks.
Jacqueline Jones: Intelligence could also be being manipulated to take this nation to conflict.
Ed Vulliamy: This paper must cease taking Tony Blair at face worth!
Ben Emmerson: [to Katherine] You had nothing to realize and every part to lose.
Roger Alton: This might end in a jail sentence.
Ben Emmerson: [to Katherine] Do you wish to threat all of it?
Katharine Gun: My motives was to cease a conflict and save lives. I've to inform the reality.
[referring to the protests against the Iraq invasion]
Martin Shiny: It’s in all places. Each nation. Largest demonstration in human historical past.
Katharine Gun: If we don't go public, we'd be conceded that nobody had ever advised the folks when their authorities is mendacity.
Martin Shiny: [to Katherine] What you probably did, it was extraordinary.
Ben Emmerson: The conflict is illegitimate. The general public is entitled to know why!
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