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We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks (2013)

R  |   |  Documentary  |  11 July 2013 (Germany)
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A documentary that details the creation of Julian Assange's controversial website, which facilitated the largest security breach in U.S. history.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
John 'FuzzFace' McMahon ...
Himself - NASA Network Administrator (as John 'Fuzface' McMahon)
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Himself - Narrator (voice)
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Himself - Founder, WikiLeaks (archive footage)
Robert Manne ...
Himself - Professor, La Trobe University, Melbourne (as Prof. Robert Manne)
Heather Brooke ...
Herself - Journalist
Michael Hayden ...
Himself - Former NSA and CIA Director (as Gen. Michael Hayden)
J. William Leonard ...
Himself - U.S. Government Classification Czar
Daniel Domscheit-Berg ...
Himself - Former WikiLeaks Spokesperson
Smári McCarthy ...
Himself - Icelandic Digital Freedom Society
Birgitta Jónsdóttir ...
Herself - Icelandic Parliamentarian
Adrian Lamo ...
Himself - Hacker
Timothy Douglas Webster ...
Himself - Former Army Counterintelligence Agent (as Tim Webster)
Chelsea Manning ...
Herself - WikiLeaks Source (archive footage) (as Bradley Manning)
Jason Edwards ...
Himself - Friend of Bradley Manning
Nick ...
Himself - Served with Bradley Manning
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A documentary that details the creation of Julian Assange's controversial website, which facilitated the largest security breach in U.S. history.

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Rated R for some disturbing violent images, language and sexual material | See all certifications »
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11 July 2013 (Germany)  »

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Előttünk nincsenek titkok: A WikiLeaks története  »

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$27,689 (USA) (24 May 2013)

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$158,932 (USA) (14 June 2013)
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Michael Hayden: We steal secrets; we steal other nations' secrets.
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Shame, shame, shame. They never even interviewed Julian Assange or WikiLeaks.
6 June 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Director Oliver Stone has strongly come out against this "We Steal Secrets" film. Further, WikiLeaks is also quoted as saying, "it is a lie upon lie."

It's not a documentary. They never even interviewed WikiLeaks or Julian Assange. A couple of ex-WikiLeaks people that were paid off to do the film contributed to it. This film is crap.

Save your money and donate it instead to WikiLeaks to fight political corruption and help save humanity. Remember, it's because of Julian Assange's whistleblowing WikiLeaks website that the war in Iraq ended. The United States government is doing everything they can to help make crappy films like this to brainwash people against WikiLeaks. Don't fall for it.

If you would like to see a real documentary about Julian Assange, watch "Underground: The Julian Assange Story."


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