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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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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
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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)  »

Also Known As:

Előttünk nincsenek titkok: A WikiLeaks története  »

Box Office

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

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$158,932 (USA) (14 June 2013)
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Wilhelm Scream: At 1:10:18 in a clip of an explosion. See more »

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Julian Assange: You talk of times of peace for all, and then prepare for war.
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Features WarGames (1983) See more »

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Jigsaw Falling Into Place
Written by Colin Greenwood (as Colin Charles Greenwiid), Jonny Greenwood, Ed O'Brien, Phil Selway
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Make up your own mind....
30 January 2014 | by (Ecuador) – See all my reviews

After watching this film, I wanted to research this film further (something I typically do after watching a documentary, rather than taking a film at face value).

After internet searching for Assange's response to the documentary, I found the Wikileaks' response in the form of an annotated transcript of the film.

The documentary appears to be a slick piece of anti-Wikileaks propaganda, peddled as critical and objective journalism. I won't go into this further as other reviews provide information challenging the factual errors.

I encourage you to read the transcript yourself and make up your own mind. Because IMDb does not allow reviews to include URLs, I can not provide the direct link to the transcript. However, it can be found by performing an internet search for the following: "We Steal Secrets the annotated transcript".


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