Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.
Morten Tyldum made with "The Imitation Game" one of the greatest WW2 movies of the past decade. In this film based on true facts, we are presented with a story that’s unknown to a lot of people including me. It revolves around a mathematician, Alan Turing in his attempt to crack the enigma code. It has also got some amazing performances by Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley, and all that is made even better by the soundtracks. This is one of the best movies of 2014.
The Imitation Game takes place during the Second World War and it tells the story of Alan Turing. A mathematician known for his efforts to crack the German Enigma code. The story was very well worked out and almost all events in the film, actually took place. You will also find yourself being dragged into the movie by really good performances. Benedict Cumberbatch did a marvelous job with his role as Alan Turing. As for music, some exceedingly well composed tracks strengthen the story to such extent where, together with the acting, you can actually feel the characters’ feelings or the film’s emotions. Don’t miss this masterpiece.
This World War 2 masterpiece directed by Morten Tyldum is definitely one not to be missed. It will have you at the tip of your seat the entire time, despite the fact that it doesn’t have any action whatsoever. “The Imitation Game” also packs some stellar performances by Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing and Keira Knightley as Joan Clarke, but not to forget is that the other cast members delivered great performances as well. All this translates the story, which is exceptionally well written and stays very true to the facts, really well to the big screen. The finishing touch is the music, supporting and strengthening the story throughout.