Official Secrets

Nothing is more dangerous than the truth

Official Secrets (2019)


The true story of British intelligence whistleblower Katharine Gun who—prior to the 2003 Iraq invasion—leaked a top-secret NSA memo exposing a joint US-UK illegal spying operation against members of the UN Security Council. The memo proposed blackmailing member states into voting for war.

Director: Gavin Hood
Writers: Gavin Hood, Gregory Bernstein, Sara Bernstein.

Official Secrets Vodly
Vodly Score: 7.2/10 from 494 votes
Release Date: 2019-08-30
Status: Released
Run time: 112 min / 1:52
Production Companies : Clear Pictures Entertainment, Classified Films, The Gordon Company, Screen Yorkshire
Production Countries: United Kingdom, United States of America


Keira Knightley
as Katharine Gun
Matt Smith
as Martin Bright
Ralph Fiennes
as Ben Emmerson
Adam Bakri
as Yasar Gun
Matthew Goode
as Peter Beaumont
Rhys Ifans
as Ed Vulliamy
Indira Varma
as Shami Chakrabarti
John Heffernan
as James Welch
Conleth Hill
as Roger Alton
Jack Farthing
as Andy Dumfries
MyAnna Buring
as Jasmine
Peter Guinness
as TinTin
Chris Reilly
as Gerry
Shaun Dooley
as John
Ray Panthaki
as Kamal Ahmed
Chris Larkin
as Nigel Jones
Monica Dolan
as Fiona Bygate
Clive Francis
as Rear Admiral Nick Wilkinson
Tamsin Greig
as Elizabeth Wilmshurst
Hattie Morahan
as Yvonne Ridley
Kenneth Cranham
as Judge Hyam
Jeremy Northam
as Ken MacDonald
Katherine Kelly
as Jacqueline Jones
Hanako Footman
as Nicole Mowbray
Angus Wright
as Mark Ellison
Jeremy Northam
as Ken Macdonald
Katherine Kelly
as Jacqueline / MI6 Agent
Clive Francis
as Rear-Admiral Nick Wilkinson
Raad Rawi
as Mel
Fiona Skinner
as Policewoman
Tony Blair
as Self (archival footage)
George W. Bush
as Self (archival footage)
Andrew Marr
as Self (archival footage)
Katharine Gun
as Self (archival footage)
Niccy Lin
as Mi-Yung
Gabrielle Downey
as Mrs. Archer
Lindy Whiteford
as Edie Rielly
Janie Dee
as Jan Clements
Will Barton
as Paul Beaver
Martin Bright
Vanessa Thorpe
Shaun Dooley
as John Internal Security
Sophie Duval
as Female Custody Sergeant
Stuart Ramsay
Chris Reilly
as Jerry
Jodie McNee
as Duty Solicitor
David Maybrick
as Officer Pitt
Simon Rogers
as Officer Knowles
Raquel Cassidy
as Anne Emmerson
Corinna Wilson
Brett Allen
as Duty Officer
Patrick Moy
as Driver
Vinta Morgan
Jessica Fostekew
Kenneth Cranham
as Judge


Camera Florian Hoffmeister Director of Photography
Writing Gavin Hood Screenplay
Directing Gavin Hood Director
Sound Paul Hepker Original Music Composer
Sound Mark Kilian Original Music Composer
Editing Megan Gill Editor
Production Kate Dowd Casting
Writing Gregory Bernstein Screenplay
Production Elizabeth Fowler Producer
Costume & Make-Up Claire Finlay-Thompson Costume Design
Art Simon Rogers Production Design
Production Ged Doherty Producer
Writing Sara Bernstein Screenplay
Production Melissa Shiyu Zuo Producer
Writing Marcia Mitchell Book
Writing Thomas Mitchell Book

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