‘The Imitation Game’ Screenwriter Gives Moving Oscar Speech on Feeling Like an Outsider
After revealing a surprising fact about himself during his Oscar acceptance speech Sunday night, “The Imitation Game” screenwriter Graham Moore gave a shoutout to “that kid out there who feels like she’s weird or she’s different.” Moore also acknowledged Alan Turing, the computer science pioneer who committed suicide after being chemically castrated for being gay in the 1950s and on whose life the film is based.
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