Divulging Official Secrets with Gavin Hood

12 min 3 yrs

This month, the real-life tale of Katherine Gun, a 29-year-old translator at the British intelligence agency GCHQ, discovers a classified email that urged the blackmailing of United Nations members to ensure a yes vote on the controversial war resolution, becomes the new political thriller by director Gavin Hood entitled Official Secrets. I recently sat down with Gavin to discuss to discuss his discovery of Katherine’s story and how he brought the courageous act of a whistleblower to the big screen.

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