Codebreaker (2011)

Movie: Codebreaker

Director: Clare Beavan, Nic Stacey

Actors: Ed Stoppard, Henry Goodman, Paul McGann, Asa Briggs, Jean Valentine, David Leavitt, Rolf Noskwith, Dermot Turing, Christopher Morcom, Ian Stewart, Martin Davis, Matt Parker, Steve Wozniak, Alma Whitten, Tony Sale

Genres: Biography, Documentary, Drama

Country: UK

Release Year: 2011

Duration: 62 min

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The highs and lows of Alan Turing's life, tracking his extraordinary accomplishments, his government persecution through to his tragic death in 1954. In the last 18 months of his short life, Turing visited a psychiatrist, Dr. Franz Greenbaum, who tried to help him. Each therapy session in this drama documentary is based on real events. The conversations between Turing and Greenbaum explore the pivotal moments in his controversial life and examine the pressures that may have contributed to his early death. The film also includes the testimony of people who actually knew and remember Turing. Plus, this film features interviews with contemporary experts from the world of technology and high science including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. These contributors bring Turing's exciting impact up to the present day, explaining why, in many ways, modern technology has only just begun to explore the potential of Turing's ideas.
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