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Underground: The Julian Assange Story (2012)
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Underground: The Julian Assange Story (2012)
Original name: Underground
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Julian Assange is one of the most significant figures of the twenty first century. But before he was famous, before WikiLeaks, before the internet even existed, he was a teenage computer hacker in Melbourne. This is his story. In 1989, known as ‘Mendax’, Assange and two friends formed a group called the ‘International Subversives’. Using early home computers and defining themselves as ‘white hat hackers’ - those who look but don’t steal – they broke into some of the world’s most powerful and secretive organisations. They were young, brilliant, and in the eyes of the US Government, a major threat to national security.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating, political
Plot: hacker, programmer, computers and web, fighting the system, computer system, computer hacker, crimes, troublemaker, gang, computer genius, teenage life, computer virus, lifestyle, rebelliousness, disorder, prank, unlikely criminals, politics, undercover agent, mother son relationship, youth, rebellion, juvenile delinquency, technology, internet ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: australia

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Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Duration: 108 min.
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The Fifth Estate (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Belgium
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A look at the relationship between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his early supporter and eventual colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg, and how the website's growth and influence led to an irreparable rift between the two friends.
Style: tense, thought provoking, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
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Duration: 105 min.
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