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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Dougray Scott
Kate Winslet
Saffron Burrows
Jeremy Northam
Directors
Michael Apted
Screenwriters
Tom Stoppard
Running Time
117 minutes

Enigma
World War II story about the code-breakers of Bletchley Park


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Plot
At the height of World War II, mathematical genius Jericho returns to the Bletchley Park code-cracking base after a nervous breakdown following an ill-fated romance. The pressure is mounting because the Germans have mysteriously changed their code again, hinting that there may be a spy in the camp. And fingers are pointing at Jericho.


Verdict
Full marks for attempting something commercial and brainy, but it just can't outwit its Sunday supplement framework. More interesting than exciting.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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