About the film
Breaking the Code
Release Date: September 17, 1996
|Genres||:||History, Drama, TV Movie|
|Writers||:||Hugh Whitemore, Andrew Hodges|
A biography of the English mathematician Alan Turing, who was one of the inventors of the digital computer and one of the key figures in the breaking of the Enigma code, used by the Germans to send secret orders to their U-boats in World War II. Turing was also a homosexual in Britain at a time when this was illegal, besides being a security risk.