In the era of internet technology generation heroes can become the most ordinary programmers . Worldwide fame in this direction have Tsukerberk Mark (founder of Facebook ) , the creator of Google – Michael Breen and many druie . Their life examples filmed a lot of movies . Today we’ll discuss the controversial founder of WikiLeaks Julian Assange , whose role in the movie ” The Fifth Power” performed Benedict Cumberbatch .
Plot: Julian Assange and Daniel Domscheit – Berg founded the website WikiLeaks, which laid out in the open access sensitive information. At first, they are amazed that they have published information leads to a banking crisis in Iceland. The world’s leading media – The Guardian, The New York Times, Der Spiegel support WikiLeaks. But U.S. intelligence did not like the fact that their sensitive data fall into the Internet, and between Assange and Domscheit – Berg is a disagreement .
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch – Julian Assange , Daniel Bruhl – Daniel Domscheit – Berg, Laura Linney – Sarah Shaw, David Thewlis – Nick Davies, Carice van Houten – Birgitta Jónsdóttir , Alicia Vikander – Anke Domscheit – Berg , Peter Capaldi – Alan Rusbridger , editor of The Guardian, Stanley Tucci – James Boswell, Anthony Mackie – Sam Coulson and others.
Slogan – ” All secrets will be revealed “, the original name of the film “The Fifth Estate”.
The original version of the film’s title was : “The man who sold the world » («The Man Who Sold the World»). Movie is directed by Bill Condon , known audience for the films ” Twilight . Saga . Breaking Dawn : Part 1 and 2″ .
Filming began in Iceland, a small island of volcanic origin, on the edge of the Arctic. This place could not be recreated anywhere else. Against the background of the so-called Blue Lagoon ( scenic landscape with a frozen river of lava cooled and active geysers ) shot one of the scenes of strife heroes Cumberbatch and Bruhl , despite the deafening howling winds and nearly horizontal rain . Assange was originally considered for the role of Jeremy Renner , and the role of Domscheit – Berg – James McAvoy .
Julian Assange himself , having read the original script , took the idea of the film negative and described as ” a pack of lies ” and ” propaganda “, in particular due to the fact that in the script there were hints of Iran’s nuclear development . Assange refused to meet with Benedict Cumberbatch , but then entered into correspondence with him by e -mail that has helped Cumberbatch in the work on the role.
The world premiere took place on 5 September at the Toronto International Film Festival . In wide release tape released on October 18 , and in the Russian cinema film appeared on October 24. The budget of the film was 28 million , and global fees until barely passed for 3 million.
Website WikiLeaks – an international social networking site , which has to anonymously redaktirovat article. Resource famous for that it appeared reports about the leak of information and all kinds of private scandalous documents of governments and intelligence agencies , as well as correspondence with diplomats incriminating details.
Julian Assange was born on July 3, 1971 in Australia – an online journalist and broadcaster , founder of WikiLeaks. In the large volumes released top-secret material on spy scandals , corruption in the highest echelons of power , war crimes and mysteries of great power diplomacy . Until today, Assange never officially charged with any charges. Swedish police say that just wants to question Assange to clarify the circumstances of the case. Official representatives of the Embassy of Ecuador , where Assange was granted political asylum and lived for more than a year , offered the Swedish police to question Assange at the embassy , but were refused without explanation.