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Codebreaker - The Real Imitation Game

Format: 1 x 53 / 1 x 82
Broadcaster(s):  Channel 4
Available in HD

Codebreaker tells the remarkable and tragic story of one of the 20th century's most important people. Turing was a hero codebreaker in World War II and the father of the computer age.   Instead of receiving accolades, Turing faced terrible persecution.  The State forced him to undergo chemical castration as punishment for his homosexuality. 
This drama documentary uses emotional and engaging reconstructions, as we bring Turing’s story to life in intricate detail and high colour.  This groundbreaking film has at its heart a drama, which takes place almost entirely in a therapist’s consulting room.  Built on a solid historical foundation of true events, Turing is our storyteller as he defiantly searches for answers.  Documentary elements seamlessly interconnect with drama scenes to offer a three dimensional picture of Turing, his accomplishments, and his tragic end.

Winner Audience Award - European Science TV & New Media Awards

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