What is the imitation movie about?

In 1939, newly created British intelligence agency MI6 recruits Cambridge mathematics alumnus Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch) to crack Nazi codes, including Enigma — which cryptanalysts had thought unbreakable. Turing’s team, including Joan Clarke (Keira Knightley), analyze Enigma messages while he builds a machine to decipher them. Turing and team finally succeed and become heroes, but in 1952, the quiet genius encounters disgrace when authorities reveal he is gay and send him to prison.

What is The Imitation Game movie about?

In 1939, newly created British intelligence agency MI6 recruits Cambridge mathematics alumnus Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch) to crack Nazi codes, including Enigma — which cryptanalysts had thought unbreakable. Turing’s team, including Joan Clarke (Keira Knightley), analyze Enigma messages while he builds a machine to decipher them. Turing and team finally succeed and become heroes, but in 1952, the quiet genius encounters disgrace when authorities reveal he is gay and send him to prison.

What is The Imitation Game philosophy?

Turing suggests replacing thought or intelligence with imitation. He proposes an “imitation game” in which a human would be asked to interact by teletype with two parties hidden behind closed doors. The first would be another human, the second a machine.

What happened to Christopher in The Imitation Game?

In reality, Turing had been told his friend was sick and to prepare for the worst before Christopher passed. Christopher’s death did spur Turing to pursue mathematics in the hope that he could understand whether part of Christopher could somehow live on without his body.

Is imitation based on a true story?

Although many of the details are invented for the movie, the gist of this storyline is true: Turing really did befriend and develop romantic feelings for a boy named Christopher Morcom at Sherborne School, the boys’ school in Dorset that he attended as a teenager.

Is imitation game movie accurate?

Selma is 100% historically accurate but Imitation Game just 41.4%, says study. The liberties taken by films purporting to retell real-life stories vary enormously, a new study has found.

When the commander asks why Alan wants to work for the government what does he reply?

The Commander asks why Alan wants to work for the government; he replies he doesn’t. He mentions that he’s not very political and the Commander says it may be the shortest job interview ever. Alan mentions he doesn’t speak German but tells the Commander that he’s one of the best mathematicians in the world.


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