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The Plot: "The Fifth Estate" focuses on the relationship between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg, which is tested as the website becomes increasingly powerful. -Insertgroups:12- The Pedigree: The film is directed by Bill Condon, who won an Oscar for writing "Gods and Monsters" (1998) and was nominated again for his script for 2003 Best Picture champ "Chicago." He also helmed "Kinsey" (2004), which earned a Supporting Actress bid for Laura Linney, and "Dreamgirls" (2006), which won that category for Jennifer Hudson. The screenplay is by Josh Singer, based on a book by Domscheit-Berg, and another by British journalists Luke Harding and David Leigh. It's Singer's first feature screenplay, but his TV credits include scripts for "The West Wing" and "Fringe." The cast is led by rising stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Daniel Bruhl (above) and »


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