Director Morten Tyldum Narrates a Scene from ‘The Imitation Game’ Featuring Benedict Cumberbatch

The Imitation Game has already been released in the UK to great acclaim, and American audiences will finally get a chance to see it when it gets released on Christmas. In this clip from The New York Times, director Morten Tyldum provides some historical context on the World War II spy drama.

Tyldum gives some background information on the real-life Alan Turing (played in the film by Benedict Cumberbatch) and the machine he built to crack the Nazis’ secret code. Towards the end of the clip, Tyldum speaks about Cumberbatch’s performance as Turing and how he personified the scientific genius.

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