The Imitation Game Movie Analysis

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How accurate is “The Imitation Game”? “The Imitation Game” is a movie that shows Britain’s darkest days in WWII and the life of Alan Turing. In 1939, a highly intelligent group that had to break the Nazi code, had been hired in Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park. . The group was all working on breaking day-to-day Nazi codes, except Turing. He was working on designing a machine that would have artificial intelligence to break any Nazi code. Turing’s machine, Christopher, took time and a fund of £100,000 from the government to be built. The machine finally worked, but the team had planned on keeping it a secret from the British government because if the Germans know that their Nazi codes had been broken, then they will format it and create a new one. Turing proposed to Joan Clarke, a member of the code breakers, she accepted it and they were engaged. However when they broke the Nazi code, Turing broke off their engagement as he had homosexual tendencies. Turing had been accused of homosexuality and so he underwent "chemical castration" (estrogen injections) for two years to avoid going to prison. One year later, in 1954, Turing had committed suicide. Overall, Alan’s life was not shown accurately in the “The Imitation Game” as well as his contributions to end WWII.…show more content…
It shows Britain’s part in ending WWII, thanks to Alan Turing. Despite the 158 million million million ways that can scramble the Enigma, Turing and all his mates did successfully break it. Turing’s contributions to break the German Nazi codes made the war end 2 years earlier than what was expected. The Bombe also saved millions of lives that would have died if the war has continued. “The Imitation Game” is also very important as it shows Alan’s invention of a computer. Alan is considered to be the father of computer as well as the father of artificial intelligence as he was the one who had large contributions to the
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