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Great acting, great script, and it highlights a part of history that should have been celebrated a long time ago. I can't believe it's taken this long for Alan Turing's contributions to be recognized. It's honestly an amazing movie, and I hope everyone goes to see it. However, I couldn't help but be irritated by one thing. The women (or lack thereof).

I went to Bletchley Park as part of my honeymoon, and learned a lot about the history of its role in WW2. There were thousands of people employed there during the war, and more than half of them were women. The movie completely downplays this. They are mentioned as secretarial staff and radio operators, but in reality the majority of the cryptographers working there were women, since the war had conscripted most of the university-age men. At Bletchley Park today, there were pictures all over like this one, showing one room of the cryptographers at their work.


The movie was so good in other ways. Would it have been to much to ask for a little historical accuracy here?

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