MATHEMATICAL FICTION:

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Sekret Enigmy (1979)
Roman Wionczek
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Although Alan Turing tends to get much of the credit for breaking the Nazi "Enigma" codes during World War II, three Polish mathematicians did preliminary work that was equally brilliant and equally important. This film tells their story, featuring some real acts of heroism.

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Works Similar to Sekret Enigmy
According to my `secret formula', the following works of mathematical fiction are similar to this one:
  1. Enigma by Robert Harris / Tom Stoppard
  2. Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson
  3. The Company of Strangers by Robert Wilson
  4. Infinity by Patricia Broderick
  5. Sebastian by David Greene (director)
  6. The Imitation Game by Morten Tyldum (director) / Graham Moore (screenplay)
  7. En busca de Klingsor (In Search of Klingsor) by Jorge Volpi
  8. Decoded by Mai Jia
  9. Mr. Churchill's Secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal
  10. The Eight by Katherine Neville
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Categories:
GenreHistorical Fiction, Adventure/Espionage,
MotifCool/Heroic Mathematicians, Real Mathematicians, War, Turing,
TopicComputers/Cryptography,
MediumFilms,

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