The Fifth Estate

The Fifth Estate traces the heady, early days of WikiLeaks, culminating in the release of a series of controversial and history changing information leaks. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange and Daniel Brühl as Daniel Domscheit-Berg the film follows Domscheit-Berg who was an early supporter and eventual colleague of Julian Assange. Wikileaks overnight success brought instant fame to its principal architects and transformed the flow of information to news media and the world at large.

Directed by Bill Condon the film also stars Laura Linney, Anthony Mackie, David Thewlis, Peter Capaldi, Dan Stevens, Alicia Vikander and Carice van Houten.