3 edition of Official secrets found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
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It is a film about a government employee who leaked a secret document because it shows up the lies being uttered by the politicians at the time. It is a film about the strength of conscience, and the delusions of ambitious people. It is about the Official Secrets Act, and how the British Crown Prosecution and public defence work/5(74). Amazon's Choice for "official secrets " DVD £ Additional DVD, PAL options: Edition Discs Amazon Price New from Used from DVD, PAL 24 Feb. "Please retry" — — £ £ — Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. /5(42).
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EXTRACT FROM THE OFFICIAL SECRETS Acrs. AND Section 2 of the Official Secrets Act, , as amended by the Official Secrets Act, provides as follows: "1. If any person having in his possession or control any secret official code, word, or pass word, or any sketch, plan, model, article, note, document, or information whichFile Size: 1MB. Adapted by Hood’s co-writers Gregory and Sara Bernstein from Marcia and Thomas Mitchell’s book The Spy Who Tried to Stop a War, Official Secrets .
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A BOOK OF THE YEAR. ‘A cracking good thriller.’ – Chris Patten, former Member of Parliament/5(13). Official Secrets. Soon to quit his boring Interpol job to take a cushy position with Eurobank in Paris, middle-aged Treasury agent Mike Reath takes on one last assignment.
An assassination thrusts him into a probe of IRA gunrunning in Maine. Maine agent Janice Hanlon, brilliant, attractive, and young, resents Reath's takeover of her case.5/5.
In this book, Richard Norton-Taylor reveals the secrets of his year career as a journalist covering the world of spies and their masters in Whitehall. His special targets have always been the security and intelligence agencies and the Ministry of Defence, institutions that often hide behind the cloak of national security to protect How do Pages: Rich in detail, Official Secrets is a valuable addition to the wealth of published material on the Holocaust, presenting hitherto undisclosed information which has remained secret for far too long/5.
A morality tale for the 21st century, Official Secrets tells the true story of British Intelligence whistle-blower Katharine Gun who, during the immediate run-up to the Iraq invasion, leaked a top secret NSA memo exposing a joint US-UK illegal spying operation against members of the UN Security Council/10(K).
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Official Secrets is based on the actions of Brit Katharine Gun, who revealed that America had been eavesdropping on diplomats from other countries. She. Official Secrets is a British-American docudrama film based on the life of whistleblower Katharine Gun who leaked a memo detailing that the United States had eavesdropped on diplomats from countries tasked with passing a second United Nations resolution on the invasion of Iraq.
The film is directed by Gavin Hood, and Gun is portrayed by Keira Knightley. The film also stars Matt Smith, Matthew Goode, Music by: Paul Hepker, Mark Kilian.
Official Secrets is a blatant piece of propaganda that attempts to rewrite history and deify the liberal media and their "whistleblower" allies%. This thriller is extremely well-written.
The film is quite daring. You of course know going in that the leaker failed to prevent the second Iraq war. In the opening scene, just a single shot of Kierra Knightly, you learn that her character has been charged with breach of the official secrets : Thriller.
Charges under Official Secrets Act. Shortly after his resignation, The Observer began to serialise Ponting's book The Right to Know: The Inside Story of the Belgrano Affair. The Conservative government reacted by amending the secrets legislation and by introducing the Official Secrets Act Before the trial, a jury could take the view that Known for: The General Belgrano papers.
An Amazon UK No.1 Political Thriller and multi-bestseller, Official Secrets is “explosive” (bestselling author Mason Cross), packed with globetrotting action and rollercoaster twists that will leave you telling yourself ‘just one more page’. A BOOK OF THE YEAR. ‘A cracking good thriller.’ – Chris Patten, former Member of Parliament/5(85).
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Gun was put on trial in for violation of a British “official secrets” law. Anyone with a library card or Internet access can find out how things turned out for her, sure—but everyone knew how “All The President’s Men” was gonna turn out, and William Goldman and Alan J.
Pakula and Gordon Willis and so on still managed to make that story into a crackerjack thriller and political. Based on true events, Official Secrets tells the story of Katharine Gun, a British intelligence specialist who received a shocking memo in the United States is enlisting Britain’s help in blackmailing United Nations Security Council members so they vote in favor of the Iraq War/5.
Official Secrets Plot: What's the story?. Keira Knightley stars in this gripping real-life political thriller based on the story of whistleblower Katharine Gun. Charged with breaking the Official Secrets Act in Britain, and facing imprisonment, Katherine reaches out to Ben Emmerson (Ralph Fiennes), one of the top lawyers in the country, to take her case and defend her actions/5(6).
Official Secrets shows that spy dramas from real life are very often not action thrillers such as Bond or Bourne or Homeland – or indeed Hood’s last movie, Eye in the Sky, from – but. An important new work based on newly declassified defeat loomed over the Third Reich inits officials tried to destroy the physical and documentary evidence about the Nazis' monstrous crimes, about their murder of millions.
Great Britain already had some of the evidence, however, for its intelligence services had for years been intercepting, decoding, and analyzing German." Official Secrets" works as a thriller, a love story, and a commentary on law and morality. The emotional entanglements of Reath and Hanlon are profound and convincing.
The title refers to an English law, the " Official Secrets Act," which prohibits trade in military information. I was particularly impressed with Moore's technical accuracy.5/5(1).
The Elks will present “Official Secrets,” based on Marcia and Tom Mitchell’s book, “The Spy Who Tried to Stop a War,” at 7 p.m. Oct. 28 as part of the Black Hills Film Festival.