"The Fifth Estate," a film about Wikileaks starring actor Benedict Cumberbatch as WikiLeaks editor and founder Julian Assange, will open the 38th Toronto International Film Festival this week. The film is directed by Bill Condon (Dreamgirls, Gods and Monsters). The drama is in part based on the book about WikiLeaks by Guardian journalists David Leigh and Luke Harding.
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