The Fifth Estate


2h 8m 2013

Brief Synopsis

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg join forces to become watchdogs over actions of the privileged and powerful. Despite scant resources, they are able to create a platform for whistle-blowers to leak covert data anonymously, thereby exposing government secrets and corporate crimes. However, a major battle erupts when Assange and Berg gain access to the biggest cache of confidential intelligence documents in U.S. history.

Film Details

Also Known As
Den femte statsmakt, El 5to Poder, El quinto poder, Fifth Estate, Il quinto potere, Inside Wikileaks - Die Fünfte Gewalt, Le cinquième pouvoir, Man Who Sold the World, The, Penktoji Vald?ia, Peta veja oblasti, Piekta vara, Untilted (Dreamworks/WikiLeaks Project), Untitled (DreamWorks/Julian Assange Project), Viides valta, cinquième pouvoir, quinto poder
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Drama
Thriller
Release Date
2013
Production Company
Heike Hutt ; James Mbawi ; Mark Ayabei ; Ronnie Mugambi
Distribution Company
WALT DISNEY STUDIOS MOTION PICTURES/WALT DISNEY STUDIOS MOTION PICTURES CANADA
Location
Berlin, Germany; Belgium; Reykjavík, Iceland

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 8m

Synopsis

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg join forces to become watchdogs over actions of the privileged and powerful. Despite scant resources, they are able to create a platform for whistle-blowers to leak covert data anonymously, thereby exposing government secrets and corporate crimes. However, a major battle erupts when Assange and Berg gain access to the biggest cache of confidential intelligence documents in U.S. history.

Crew

Tinna Adalbjornsdottir

Assistant Director

Sumarlidi Adalsteinsson

Transportation

Ingrid Adomat

Accounting Assistant

Kevina Agatha

Wardrobe Assistant

Ari Birgir Agustsson

Assistant Director

Thorir G. Agustsson

Electrician

Isabelle Airaud

Art Department

Anton Akatsa

Props

Viktor Alexander

Assistant

Gina R. Alfano

Adr Editor

Olivier Alle

Swing Gang

Philip Alle

Swing Gang

Steven Allebosch

Electrician

Glenn Allen

Visual Effects Producer

Renaud Anciaux

Best Boy Grip

Newton Andabwa

Electrician

Christopher Th. Anderiman

Assistant

Ezekiel Andika

Electrician

Phylis Andika

Production Assistant

Susan Chika Anisiobi

Accounting Assistant

Denis Antheunissens

Electrician

Egill Antonsson

Grip

Michael Apling

Special Effects

Kristin Margret Arnarsdottir

Craft Service

Daniel Arnold

Song

Nicolas Arnould

Swing Gang

Laetitia Arwacher

Driver

Tobias Asam

Assistant Director

Arna S. Asgeirsdottir

Office Production Assistant

Evelyn Atsiaya

Production Accountant

George Atsiaya

Transportation

Pierre Aubry

Coordinator

Mark Ayabei

Cable Operator

Max Bachmann

Director Of Photography

Max Bachmann

Dp/Cinematographer

Herve Badiel

Swing Gang

Lieven Baes

Painter

Katrien Baetsle

Wardrobe

Koen Baeyens

Driver

Kaatje Bailleul

Caterer

Alex Baily

Art Department

John Bair

Visual Effects Supervisor

Justine Baker

Rerecording

Vanessa Baker

Adr Voice Casting

Gudjon Baldursson

Transportation

Renuka Ballal

Visual Effects Producer

Oliver Pablo Bambach

Driver

Ule Barcelos

Dresser

Matthew Barry

Craft Service

Patrick Barton

Electrician

Annette Batz

Dresser

Kevin Baulcomb

Production Coordinator

Stefan Baumgartner

Props

Halldor Bech

Driver

Katharina Beck

Production Accountant

Christoph Becker

Electrician

Tommy Van Den Bempt

Rigging Gaffer

Axel Bendiba

Driver

Josh Berger

Sound Engineer

Patrick Berghold

Production Assistant

Ingibjorg Bergthorsdottir

Craft Service

Serge Berkenbaum

Property Buyer

Gauthier Berlaimont

Generator Operator

Frederic Bernier

Swing Gang

Indra Besing

On-Set Dresser

Caroline De Bethune

Driver

Senne De Beul

Casting

Lucy Bevan

Casting

Gert Beyns

Swing Gang

Dimitri Billiet

Construction

Steven Bingley-ellison

Song Performer

Helga Bjarnason

Assistant Production Coordinator

Arni Bjorgvinsson

Coordinator

Jon Kjartan Bjornson

Pilot

Liam Black

Song

Nicolas Blampain

Electrician

Ellen Blereau

Costumes

Pascal Block

Construction

Christine Blundell

Makeup

Karl Heinz Bochnig

Special Effects Technician

Dieter De Bock

Electrician

Stella Bogadottir

Payroll Accountant

Jakob Bogatzki

Painter

Thomas Bojan

Electrician

Lisa Bolan

Main Title Design

Gilles Bolland

Props Assistant

Dirk Bombey

Sound Engineer

Andrew Booth

Visual Effects

Benoit Boquet

Accounting Assistant

Adrian Van Der Borch

Art Department

Jacques Borguet

Rigging Grip

Robert Borlon

Construction

Nadine Borreman

Production Manager

Sofie Van Bos

Assistant Camera

Melanie Van Bosstraeten

Location Manager

Maxence Bottreau

Head Stage Technician

Nicolas Boucart

Rigging Grip

Romain Bouchard

Swing Gang

Renaud Boucquey

Location Scout

David Boulton

Sound Mixer

Boris Bourgois

Grip

Katia Boutin

Adr Editor

Brian Bowles

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Charlotte Brabant

Costumes

Andrea Brabin

Casting

Matthias Braun

Assistant Director

Sam Breckman

Unit Production Manager

Ben De Bremaecker

Boom Operator

Philipp Von Bremen

Transportation Captain

Nils Brillat

Location Assistant

Elke Van Broekhoven

Set Production Assistant

Barbara Broucke

Makeup Artist

Mathias Brouns

Location Assistant

Thomas Olive Bruce

Set Decorator

Thomas Olive Bruce

Property Master

Wayne Buck

Caterer

Christian Burgis

Location Assistant

Carter Burwell

Music

David Cain

Production Manager

Sofie Callaerts

Seamstress Supervisor

Marc Cambre

Driver

Tom Campers

Assistant

Peter Carpentier

Location Scout

Philipp Carriere

Driver

Andy Van Cauwenbergh

Construction

Christopher Cavanagh

Videotape Operator

Olivier Cazzitti

Electrician

Julien Celdran

Swing Gang

Jennifer Chabaudie

Property Buyer

Agnès Challe-grandits

Assistant Editor

Julian Chapman

Driver

John Chavanga

Location Manager

Marianne Chazelas

Costumes

Marianne Chazelas

Construction

Jonathan Cheetham

Visual Effects Supervisor

Annie Chen

Visual Effects Producer

Julien Cherpion

Electrician

Krissopher Chevannes

Sound Mixer

Deco Child

Song Performer

Kati Chwist

Costumer

Quentin Claessens

Location Assistant

Catherine Clarinval

Makeup Artist

Craig Cobb

Assistant Editor

Charline Cocset

Set Decorator

Kristof Collier

Electrician

Vivian Connolly

Visual Effects Producer

Frank Connor

Still Photographer

Jason Conradt

Digital Artist

Paul Conway

Adr Editor

Kyle Cooper

Main Title Design

Gert Jan Coorevits

Electrician

Isabelle Copet

Construction

Zoe Corbett

Set Costumer

Marko Costanzo

Foley Artist

Filip Cotton

Location Scout

Sophie Coucke

Painter

Dan Cox

Assistant Director

Melissa Herrera Crespo

Floor Runner

Alice Crosby

Coordinator

Volkmar Croyé

Director Of Photography

Volkmar Croyé

Dp/Cinematographer

Shay Cunliffe

Costume Designer

Els Cuppens

Seamstress Supervisor

Daniel Czinkota

Dailies

Cristiano D'urso

Accounting Assistant

Tanja Daberitz

Assistant Director

Lawson Dada

Electrician

Elke Van Den Daele

Travel Coordinator

Barbara Daemen

Production Assistant

Leifur B Dagfinnsson

Line Producer

Tinus Dam

Electrician

Garun Danielsdottir

Assistant Director

Lothar Dankert

Construction

Hilde De Laere

Coproducer

Olivier De Laveleye

Special Effects Supervisor

Wouter De Wilde

Assistant Camera

Anais Debus

Location Assistant

Florian Decort

Special Effects Technician

Jacques Decort

Special Effects Technician

Rudi Decorte

On-Set Dresser

Dominique Degand

Rigging Grip

Geert Degelaen

Assistant Location Manager

Pascal Degrune

Storyboard Artist

Boris Dekeyser

Assistant Director

Maarten Delaere

Stand-In

Quentin Delfosse

Construction

Christophe Delineaoumis

Rigging Grip

Jeremy Demaret

Driver

Sabrina Demey

Accountant

Stijn Depla

Electrician

Grant Derkac

Assistant

Bert Deruyk

Visual Effects Supervisor

Jeroen Derycke

Driver

David Desgain

Construction

Mark Desimone

Sound Mixer

Ludovic Destrebecq

Electrician

Ronald Deter

Electrician

Maria Devane

Post-Production Accountant

Anita Dhillon

Graphic Designer

Jerome Dicola

Best Boy

Film Details

Also Known As
Den femte statsmakt, El 5to Poder, El quinto poder, Fifth Estate, Il quinto potere, Inside Wikileaks - Die Fünfte Gewalt, Le cinquième pouvoir, Man Who Sold the World, The, Penktoji Vald?ia, Peta veja oblasti, Piekta vara, Untilted (Dreamworks/WikiLeaks Project), Untitled (DreamWorks/Julian Assange Project), Viides valta, cinquième pouvoir, quinto poder
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Drama
Thriller
Release Date
2013
Production Company
Heike Hutt ; James Mbawi ; Mark Ayabei ; Ronnie Mugambi
Distribution Company
WALT DISNEY STUDIOS MOTION PICTURES/WALT DISNEY STUDIOS MOTION PICTURES CANADA
Location
Berlin, Germany; Belgium; Reykjavík, Iceland

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 8m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Wide Release in United States October 18, 2013

Released in United States on Video January 28, 2014

Released in United States 2013

DreamWorks acquired screen rights to "Inside WikiLeaks: My Time with Julian Assange at the World's Most Dangerous Website" written by Daniel Domscheit-Berg and published by Crown, and "WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange's War on Secrecy" written by David Leigh and Luke Harding and published by Guardian Books, and plans to develop a feature based on both books.

Wide Release in United States October 18, 2013

Released in United States on Video January 28, 2014

Released in United States 2013 (Special Presentation)