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“The Imitation Game” is growing to become the highest grossing independent film overseas and domestically. Nominated for eight Academy Awards, the film has garnered critical claim starring Benedict Cumberbatch, who plays British computer scientist, Alan Turing. The mathematician was instrumental in cracking German codes to aid the Allies during WWII. After the war Turing was prosecuted by his government for homosexuality which was illegal in 1952.

Producers Ido Ostrowsky, Nora Grossman, and Teddy Schwarzman took questions after a recent screening.

The film has grossed over 52 million at the box office since its November release.

 

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