WHO’S IN IT?
Keira Knightley (The Imitation Game), Matt Smith (Lost River), Matthew Goode (A Single Man), Rhys Ifans (Notting Hill), Adam Bakri (Omar), Indira Varma (Una), Ralph Fiennes (Skyfall), Conleth Hill (Salmon Fishing in the Yemen), Tamsin Greig (Tamara Drewe), Hattie Morahan (Beauty and the Beast), Ray Panthaki (Colette), Angus Wright (The Iron Lady), Chris Larkin (Valkyrie), Monica Dolan (Pride), Jack Farthing (The Riot Club), Clive Francis (The Lost City of Z), John Heffernan (Eye in the Sky), Kenneth Cranham (Hot Fuzz), Darrell D’Silva (Show Pieces), Janie Dee (Me and Orson Welles), MyAnna Buring (The Descent), Chris Reilly (Everest), Shaun Dooley (Eden Lake), Peter Guinness (Sleepy Hollow), Hanako Footman (An American Exorcism), Jeremy Northam (Gosford Park)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Gavin Hood (Eye in the Sky), director, writer; Gregory Bernstein (Trial and Error) and Sara Bernstein (One Day in Dallas), writers; Ged Doherty (Loving), Elizabeth Fowler (Devil’s Knot) and Melissa Shiyu Zuo (film debut), producers; Paul Hepker (Tsotsi) and Mark Kilian (Rendition), composers; Florian Hoffmeister (A Quiet Passion), cinematographer; Megan Gill (X-Men Origins: Wolverine), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Katherine Gun (Knightley), a GCHQ employee, leaks a secret memo exposing an illegal spying operation from the USA that sought out information with which to blackmail UN diplomats tasked with making a decision on the 2003 invasion of Iraq. From there, she faces scrutiny from her former employers and for her decision to do what she felt was right…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Gavin Hood’s follow-up to his exceptional – and underrated – political thriller Eye in the Sky is the true story of British whistleblower Katherine Gun, portrayed by Keira Knightley in yet another meaty role for the actress to play.