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We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks ()


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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.
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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 (archiveFootage)
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
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Himself - Hacker
Timothy Douglas Webster ...
Himself - Former Army Counterintelligence Agent (as Tim Webster)
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Herself - WikiLeaks Source (archiveFootage) (as Bradley Manning)
Jason Edwards ...
Himself - Friend of Bradley Manning
Nick ...
Himself - Served with Bradley Manning
Jihrleah Showman ...
Herself - Bradley Manning's Supervisor (as Spc. Jihrleah Showman)
Philip J. Crowley ...
Himself - Former Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs
Mark Davis ...
Himself - Journalist & Filmmaker
Ken Day ...
Himself - Australian Federal Police
Kevin Lee Poulsen ...
Himself - News Editor, Wired.com (as Kevin Poulsen)
Nick Davies ...
Himself - Investigative Journalist, The Guardian
Iain Overton ...
Himself - Former Managing Editor, Bureau of Investigative Journalism
James Ball ...
Himself - Journalist
Gavin MacFadyen ...
Himself - Director, Centre for Investigative Journalism
Donald Boström ...
Himself - Investigative Journalist
Anna Ardin ...
Herself - Former WikiLeaks Volunteer (as Anna)
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Himself - Video Journalist
Helena Kennedy ...
Herself - Former Legal Adviser to Julian Assange (as Baroness Helena A. Kennedy)
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Herself (archiveFootage) (as Hillary Rodham Clinton)
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Tom Flanagan ...
Himself (archiveFootage)
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Lindsey Graham ...
Himself (archiveFootage) (as Sen. Lindsey Graham)
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Himself (archiveFootage)
Bill Keller ...
Himself (archiveFootage)
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Himself (archiveFootage)
Candice Miller ...
Heraelf (archiveFootage) (as Rep. Candice Miller)
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Himself (archiveFootage)
Goff Morrell ...
Himself (archiveFootage)
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Himself (archiveFootage) (as Adm. Michael Mullen)
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Ron Paul ...
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Mark Stephens ...
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Himself (archiveFootage)

Directed by

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Alex Gibney

Written by

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Alex Gibney ... (written by)

Produced by

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Sam Black ... supervising producer
Alexis Bloom ... producer
Javier Alberto Botero ... associate producer
Blair Foster ... executive producer
Alex Gibney ... producer
Dan Hirst ... field producer: Icelandic
Daniel Hirst ... field producer
Jemima Khan ... executive producer
Marc Shmuger ... producer

Music by

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Will Bates

Cinematography by

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Maryse Alberti ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Andy Grieve

Editorial Department

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Allie Ames ... assistant digital intermediate conform editor
Brett Banks ... first assistant editor
Joe Fenstermaker ... additional assistant editor
Joe Fields ... additional assistant editor
Jack Lewars ... digital intermediate colorist
Debora Lilavois ... digital intermediate project manager
Ryan McMahon ... digital intermediate conform editor
Jordan Montminy ... additional editor
Benjamin Murray ... supervising digital intermediate conform editor
Charles Herzfeld ... post facility supervisor (uncredited)
Richie Roefaro ... editorial assistant (uncredited)

Makeup Department

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Georgia James ... hair stylist / makeup artist
Love Larson ... hair stylist / makeup artist
Martha Melendez ... hair stylist / makeup artist

Production Management

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Kelley Cribben ... post-production supervisor
Josh Rappaport ... post-production manager: Focus Features (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Rob Browning ... sound studio coordinator
Peter Carstens ... additional sound
Bill Chesley ... sound designer
Jonathan Cohen ... additional sound
Richard Coles ... additional sound
Jonas Goldmann ... additional sound
John Grove ... additional sound
David Hocs ... location sound
Steve Kashuk ... additional sound
David Mitlyng ... additional sound
Gabriel Monts ... additional sound
James Nichols ... dolby engineer
Angela Organ ... dialogue editor
Jonathan Packer ... additional sound
Ted Roth ... additional sound
Mark Roy ... additional sound
Clémence Stoloff ... assistant sound editor
Daniel Timmons ... assistant sound re-recording mixer
Birgir Tryggvason ... additional sound
Tony Volante ... re-recording mixer
Paul Walker ... additional sound
Dick Williams ... additional sound
Allan Zaleski ... sound effects editor / supervising sound editor
Matthew Hedge ... assistant sound designer (uncredited)

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Maryanne Butler ... senior design director: main titles & design, Framestore
Murray Butler ... executive director: main titles & design, Framestore
Tri Do ... additional compositing: main titles & design, Framestore
Sarah Dowland ... executive producer: main titles & design, Framestore
Mindy Dubin ... additional compositing: main titles & design, Framestore
David Munoz Forcada ... additional compositing: main titles & design, Framestore
Joe Lawrence ... designer: main titles & design, Framestore
Tom Leckie ... additional compositing: main titles & design, Framestore
Callum Mckeveny ... designer: main titles & design, Framestore (as Callum McKeveny)
Raul Ortego ... additional compositing: main titles & design, Framestore
Gabriel Pulecio ... designer: main titles & design, Framestore
Marc Smith ... senipr design director: main titles & design, Framestore
Sumer Zuberi ... producer: main titles & design, Framestore
Euna Kho ... digital compositor (uncredited)
Zack Lydon ... digital effects artist (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Ossian Bacon ... additional assistant camera
Jason Blalock ... additional assistant camera
Ben Bloodwell ... additional camera
Andrew Bowley ... additional camera
Mark Carey ... additional camera
Mark Davis ... verité cinematography
Brendon De Montignie ... additional camera (as Brendon DeMontignie)
Chris Dodds ... additional assistant camera
Autumn Eakin ... additional assistant camera
John Else ... additional camera
Wyatt Garfield ... additional camera
Sterlin Harjo ... additional camera
Ben Hodgson ... additional camera
Charlotte Kaufman ... additional assistant camera
Ronan Killeen ... assistant camera
Andy Lee ... additional assistant camera
David Niblock ... additional camera
Peter Nicoll ... additional assistant camera
Samuel Painter ... additional camera
Anthony Rosario ... additional assistant camera
Antonio Rossi ... additional camera
Brett Wiley ... additional camera

Music Department

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Lucy Alper ... music coordinator
Richard Bereza ... additional musician: clarinet
Shelley Burgon ... additional musician: harp
Spencer Cohen ... musician: drums
Eric Jacobsen ... additional musician: cello
John McCullough ... music supervisor
Lev Zhurbin ... additional musician: viola & violin (as Lev 'Ljova' Zhurbin)

Other crew

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Nick Baker ... production assistant
Julian Berke ... intern
Jessica Berman Bogdan ... additional archival cleareances
Donald Boström ... consultant
Nina Boyd ... intern
Anna Olivia Brook ... intern (as Anna Brook)
Tony Camerino ... consultant
Catherine Carroll ... intern
Patty Coloney ... intern (as Patricia Coloney)
Joe Cunningham ... intern (as Joseph Cunningham)
Nicholas Deel ... intern
Jack Dodson ... intern
Jacqueline Eckhouse ... production counsel: Sloss Eckhouse LawCo
George Elkind ... intern
Grace Fardella ... assistant: Alex Gibney
Craig Fogel ... intern
Jonathan Forefält ... production assistant
Sarah Freeman ... production assistant
Kat Gillespie ... production assistant
Joe Golding ... production assistant
Dominique Gomez ... production assistant
Mike Graziano ... assistant: Mr. Lamo
Anna Gudny Gudmundsdottir ... local production assistant (as Anna Gudmundsdottir)
Carina Guiterman ... intern
Laura Hartrick ... production assistant
George Hirst ... local production assistant
Jan Husar ... stock footage and photography provided by
Hulda Kristin Jónsdóttir ... translator: Icelandic
Barbara Karen ... production accountant
Charlotte Kaufman ... production assistant
Jennifer Kim ... intern
Tamara Landau ... intern
Laura LaPerche ... intern
Jennifer Leavitt ... intern
Jacqui Lewis ... assistant: Alex Gibney / production assistant
Bosse Lindquist ... special correspondent: Sweden
Rishi Linley ... intern
Ethan Metcalfe ... intern
Jonathan Miller ... intern
Cara Mones ... intern (as Cara 'Carol' Mones)
Alex Morelli ... intern
Willie Navarre ... assistant: Marc Shmuger
Marie Nordtsrand ... local production assistant
David Oca ... production assistant
Ittai Orr ... intern
Benjamin Ouriel ... intern
David Rahtz ... intern
Greg Ryan ... intern (as Gregory Ryan)
Konstantin Semin ... intern
Ophelia Snyder ... intern
Robert Stein ... counsel: errors and omissions, Pryor Cashman (as F. Robert Stein)
Jacob Stock ... intern
Brian Stone ... intern
Clarissa Thieme ... local production assistant
Kate Twomey ... intern
Carlos Valdivia ... intern
Richard Klein ... political advisor: McLarty Media (uncredited)

Thanks

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Dominique Gomez ... special thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Keywords
Taglines The truth has consequences. See more »
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Additional Details

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Also Known As
  • We Steal Secrets, l'histoire de WikiLeaks (France)
  • We Steal Secrets: Die WikiLeaks Geschichte (Germany)
  • We Steal Secrets: La historia de WikiLeaks (Spain)
  • Előttünk nincsenek titkok: A WikiLeaks története (Hungary)
  • Klevoume mystika: I istoria tou WikiLeaks (Greece)
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Runtime
  • 130 min
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Box Office

Opening Weekend United States $27,689, 26 May 2013

Did You Know?

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Trivia Wilhelm Scream: At 1:10:18 in a clip of an explosion. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in After Earth (2013). See more »
Soundtracks Blossom and Blood See more »
Quotes Julian Assange: You talk of times of peace for all, and then prepare for war.
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