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We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks (2013)

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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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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 3 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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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)
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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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The truth has consequences.

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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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Julian Assange: You talk of times of peace for all, and then prepare for war.
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a documentary featuring two men that were NEVER interviewed
16 June 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

To begin with the title is ridiculous: So obviously and transparently biased against the Wikileaks endeavor--which is pivotal to the DEMOCRATIC PROCESS and has become a myth in today's United States with the Patriot Act nullifying all rights to privacy; bought "science" to keep business, the war machine, and big oil running as usual, and the mainstream focus ever away from the word CLIMATE.

Secondly, the two characters that are the main feature of the film, Julian Assange and Bradley Manning, are NEVER interviewed for this film, not to mention Assange has publicly denounced the film (as well as director Oliver Stone. Seems like director Alex Gibney was paid a pretty penny to do such a thing and it is a big waste of energy and funds, shame on you Director Alex Gibney.


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