Synopsis: During the heart of World War II, in March of 1943, cryptoanalysts at Britain's code-breaking center have discovered to their horror that Nazi U-boats have changed their Enigma Code. Authorities enlist the help of a brilliant young man named Tom Jericho to help them break the code again. The possibility of a spy within the British code-breakers' ranks looms and Tom's love, Claire, has disappeared. To solve the mysteries, Tom recruits Claire's best friend, Hester Wallace. In investigating Claire's personal life, the pair discovers personal and international betrayals.
Director(s): Michael Apted
Production: Manhattan Pictures Internation
  3 wins & 6 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
119 min

The sub went down when they|were inside trying to bring out|its four-rotor Enigma.

November '42.|I was in destroyers.

It was my last ship.

Bletchley is the lucky number|in this war.

- One and six, please.|- One and six.

Here you are.

Girls, guess I'm off.

- See you later.|- Yes, I'll see you later.

Miss Wallace?

Mr Jericho.|When did you get back?

Just today.|How, uh-- How are you?

How am I?

Yeah, all right.|How is she?

She's-- She's Claire.

- Well, will you tell her?|- If I see her.

She hasn't been sleeping|at home the last two nights.


Good morning, sir.

- Worrying about your babies?|- Puck.


So, they say you're|not crazy any more.

- It thinks it's found a possible.|- ''It thinks''?

- Why not?|- Been in the hut?

- Come on. Get it over with.|- No, I'm fiine, Puck.

Sure, you are.

Hey, Betty, wait for me!

Gentlemen, we have a ghost.

Tom, how the hell are you?

- Well. Very well.|- Have you escaped, or what?

- I thought this was the asylum.|- How are you?

- Good.|- Bloody hell!

- How's the revolution, Alec?|- Coming along, comrade. Coming along.

- T-- T-- T--|- Yes, it's me.

I, uh-- I want to see all the Shark|traffiic we haven't been able to break.

- In at the deep end.|- Why not?

- Yes, why not?|- Have you got yesterday's Porpoises?

Open the fiile.

Besides, it wasn't really Shark|that made you crazy.

Was it, Tom?

I suppose you all know.

You think I made a fool of myself?

Forget about it.|You're among friends.

So, what about the code breakers?

Kingcome, De Brooke,|Upjohn, Pukowski.

- Spot the odd one out.|- Puck lost his parents|when Poland was invaded.

His kid brother is missing in action.|He hates the Germans.

Pinker?|Bit of an arty, isn't he?

He writes detective stories.

Baxter. They say he sleeps with|a picture of Stalin under his pillow.

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Tom Stoppard

Sir Tom Stoppard OM CBE FRSL (born Tomáš Straussler; 3 July 1937) is a British playwright and screenwriter, knighted in 1997. He has written prolifically for TV, radio, film and stage, finding prominence with plays such as Arcadia, The Coast of Utopia, Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, Professional Foul, The Real Thing, and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. He co-wrote the screenplays for Brazil, The Russia House, and Shakespeare in Love, and has received one Academy Award and four Tony Awards. Themes of human rights, censorship and political freedom pervade his work along with exploration of linguistics and philosophy. Stoppard has been a key playwright of the National Theatre and is one of the most internationally performed dramatists of his generation. more…

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