Washington, DC, 1935: At the height of the Great Depression, a charming and irrepressible young thief is forced to help an icy and mysterious United States Navy spy steal a brand new device that the Japanese military is using to encode its top-secret messages. During the mission, which is complicated by the spy's dark past in Tokyo, the two discover that they are pawns in a larger game. Together, they devise an intricate but risky scheme to outwit the people trying to use them. Written by
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Agnes Driscoll, played by Meg Brogan
, is a fictionalization of an actual historical person. The real Agnes Driscoll, who is sometimes described as "the first lady of naval cryptology," was one of the U.S. Navy's leading cryptanalysts during the twentieth century. She died in 1971 and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery. See more
I thought very carefully about who you would most hate for me to be with... and then I married him.
The letters circled in the closing credits spell "ASINTOERR", which was on a poster in the Codebreaking Room at Naval Intelligence building. See more
Written by yokoyama, candler and fairey
Performed by the hungry march band See more