DVD REVIEW: OFFICIAL SECRETS
11/25/2019



Official Secrets Blu-ray Review



 

OVERVIEW: Keira Knightley gives “one of her strongest performances” (Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times) as a real-life whistleblower in the “taut and provocative thriller” (Todd Jorgenson, Cinemalogue) OFFICIAL SECRETS, arriving on Digital November 5, 2019 and on DVD with Digital Copy November 26, 2019 from Paramount Home Entertainment.

Certified Fresh by Rotten Tomatoes®, OFFICIAL SECRETS reveals the true story of British intelligence specialist turned whistleblower, Katharine Gun (Knightley). From award-winning director Gavin Hood (Eye in the Sky), the movie features an incredible supporting cast including Matt Smith (“Doctor Who”), who portrays Martin Bright, the real-life investigative journalist who broke the stunning story, Matthew Goode (“Downton Abbey”) as one of Bright’s colleagues, and Academy Award® nominee* Ralph Fiennes as Gun’s determined lawyer.

SYNOPSIS: In 2003, British intelligence specialist Katharine Gun (Keira Knightley) received a memo with a shocking directive: collect blackmail-worthy information on UN council members to force the vote for the invasion of Iraq. Unable to stand by and watch the world rush into war, Gun makes the decision to leak the memo to the press, igniting an international firestorm that would expose a vast political conspiracy and put Gun in harm’s way.

DVD: The film is presented in widescreen in a 16x9 aspect ration preserving its theatrical format. The picture is just flawless. Not only the picture looks great in this release, also the sound it is good, a 5.1 Master Audio in English that provides a good complement to the picture. It also includes  English and Spanish subtitles.

VIDEO:
Widescreen 16x9

AUDIO:
English  Digital Surround 5.1

Subtitles - Spanish English SDH

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