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Brexit (2019)

Brexit: The Uncivil War (original title)
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Political strategist Dominic Cummings leads a popular but controversial campaign to convince British voters to leave the European Union from 2015 up until the present day.

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Toby Haynes

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James Graham
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Benedict Cumberbatch ... Dominic Cummings
Sarah Belcher Sarah Belcher ... Female Consultant
Malcolm Freeman ... Male Consultant
Lucy Russell ... Elizabeth Denham
Oliver Birch Oliver Birch ... Policy Strategist 1
Ross Hatt ... Policy Strategist 2
Liz White ... Mary Wakefield
Simon Paisley Day ... Douglas Carswell
John Heffernan ... Matthew Elliott
Lee Boardman ... Arron Banks
Paul Ryan ... Nigel Farage
Kate O'Flynn ... Victoria Woodcock
Tim Steed Tim Steed ... Daniel Hannan
Nicholas Day ... John Mills
Tim McMullan Tim McMullan ... Bernard Jenkin
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Political strategist Dominic Cummings leads a popular but controversial campaign to convince British voters to leave the European Union from 2015 up until the present day.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 January 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Brexit See more »

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

During the meeting between Dominic Cummings (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Zack Massingham (Kyle Soller), they stand in front of a statue representing Europe (Albert Memorial, London). This film talks about the separation of Britain and an European institution: the EU. See more »

Goofs

The newscaster announces Jeremy Corbyn as the Prime Minister during campaign-kickoffs, even though he never held that position. See more »

Connections

References Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) See more »

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Interesting account of D.Cummings, despite being bias, deceptive and often inaccurate.
11 January 2019 | by waxloopsSee all my reviews

Good acting performances although some over-simplifications and gross misrepresentations of characters and situations. Seems like a desperate attempt to keep the illusion and set lies...

To it's defense, it does read at the start: "based on real events... some aspects of dialogue, character and scenes have been devised".

Worth checking-out the real accounts and real characters of the story for yourself. Especially on Dominic Cummings @ Nudgestock 2017.


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