The Imitation Game (pre-release screening)

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The Imitation Game (pre-release screening)
Sunday, November 9, 2014 2:00 PM
AARP, Los Angeles, CA
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  • Ticket Price: $6.50 - $12.00
  • Door Time: 1:30 PM
  • Where: AARP Regal Cinemas, L.A. LIVE 1000 W Olympic Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90015
During the winter of 1952, British authorities entered the home of mathematician, cryptanalyst and war hero Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch) to investigate a reported burglary. They instead ended up arresting Turing himself on charges of ‘gross indecency’, an accusation that would lead to his devastating conviction for the criminal offense of homosexuality – little did officials know, they were actually incriminating the pioneer of modern-day computing.

Famously leading a motley group of scholars, linguists, chess champions and intelligence officers, Turing was credited with cracking the so-called unbreakable codes of Germany's World War II Enigma machine. An intense and haunting portrayal of a brilliant, complicated man, The Imitation Game follows a genius who under nail-biting pressure helped to shorten the war and, in turn, save thousands of lives.


Star Alan Leech (Downtown Abbey) will be joined by director Morten Tyldum, screenwriter Graham Moore, and composer Alexandre Desplat for a post-screening Q&A.
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