The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game is about the greatest mathematician Alan Turing. During World War II, the English mathematical genius Alan Turing tried to crack the German Enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians while attempting to deal with his troubled private life.

“The Imitation Game” is an outstanding film to watch. It recounts the experiences of famous mathematician Alan Turing during WWII as he sought to crack the Germans’Enigma codes. It also presents some pretty scenic views of the streets of Britain.

For those who don’t know, Alan Turing’s efforts are credited with ending WWII two years earlier than it normally would have, saving an estimated 14 million lives. The most meaningful moment in the movie has to be when we see Turing’s childhood when his friend Christopher shows him the book about Cryptology that he is holding and tells him:

“What difference is there between speaking and Cryptology? People say things when they speak, but they mean different things, and you are expected to understand them.”