Digital Premiere Date2021-06-18
Gavin HoodProducer(s) :
Ged Doherty Elizabeth Fowler Melissa Shiyu Zuo
Keira Knightley Matt Smith Matthew Goode Rhys Ifans Adam Bakri Ralph Fiennes
Cinematographer (DoP) :
Florian HoffmeisterMusic Director :
Paul Hepker , Mark Kilian
Production House :
Clear Pictures Entertainment Raindog Films The Gordon Company Ingenious Media Screen Yorkshire
Official Secrets is a 2019 British drama film based on the case of whistleblower Katharine Gun, who leaked a memo exposing an illegal spying operation by American and British intelligence services to gauge the sentiment of and potentially blackmail United Nations diplomats tasked to vote on a resolution regarding the 2003 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, Adam Bakri, Indira Varma, and Ralph Fiennes.
The film had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on 28 January 2019 and was released in the United States on 30 August 2019, by IFC Films, and in the United Kingdom on 18 October 2019, by Entertainment One.