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The Trick

British stalwarts Jason Watkins and Jerome Flynn, along with British rising star George Mackay, lead this compelling conspiracy thriller that manages to balance the heft of the climate crisis with a deeply moving, humane story about one man’s mental health while in the eye of a media storm.

Directors

  • Pip Broughton

Writers

  • Owen Sheers

Cast

  • Jason Watkins
  • Victoria Hamilton
  • George MacKay
  • Jerome Flynn

Synopsis

Based on the true story of 2009’s ‘Climategate’ scandal, when world-renowned university Professor Philip Jones (Jason Watkins) and his team found their work had been hacked by climate change deniers, in an act of cyberterrorism.