The Imitation Game: Film Guide

The Imitation Game
The Imitation Game




Short (1-4 activities)

A film guide that looks at The Imitation Game (2014), in which Benedict Cumberbatch stars as pioneering mathematician and codebreaker Alan Turing, who was highly influential, but persecuted for being gay.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including History, Citizenship and PSHE Education in addition to highlighting themes surrounding crime and punishment, life and death, historical figures, LGBT life, biographies, spies, World War Two, and British cinema.

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This Resource Supports

  • Citizenship
  • Democracy
  • Human Rights
  • Design and Technology
  • Engineering
  • History
  • Twentieth Century
  • United Kingdom
  • Mathematics
  • PSHE Education
  • Personal

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