10cf746e54 O. the Guardian. Retrieved 10 September 2014. In the 1950s, Turing is convicted of indecency and, given the choice of a jail sentence or chemical castration, he selects the latter so he can continue his work. Turing's arrest was in 1952.
Depicting Commander Denniston as a rigid officer, bound by military thinking and eager to shut down the decryption machine when it fails to deliver results. ^ "Sherlocks on the trail of a new movie blockbuster". It is only a slight exaggeration to say that the British mathematician Alan Turing (1912-1954) saved the Allies from the Nazis, invented the computer and artificial intelligence, and anticipated gay liberation by decades--all before his suicide at age forty-one. Showing a scene where the Hut 8 team decides not to use broken codes to stop a German raid on a convoy that the brother of one of the code breakers (Peter Hilton) is serving on, to hide the fact they have broken the code. Radio Times. The official book behind the Academy Award-winning film The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley. Principal photography finished on 11 November 2013.. "True and Tragic, The Imitation Game Is an Intimate Look at the Life of Alan Turing". Entertainment Weekly.