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The ethics of WikiLeaks take center stage in this exclusive clip from 'The Fifth Estate'

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The Fifth Estate publicity still (DREAMWORKS)
The Fifth Estate publicity still (DREAMWORKS)

Bill Condon's WikiLeaks movie The Fifth Estate has generated a lot of attention thanks to Benedict Cumberbatch's impressive performance as Julian Assange, but the film's lead is actually someone else entirely. Daniel Brühl (Rush) plays WikiLeaks spokesperson Daniel Domscheit-Berg, and in this exclusive clip his devotion to the site begins to take its toll on his personal life — while his girlfriend (Alicia Vikander) wonders if the ethics of WikiLeaks' mission to change the world are as straightforward as they seem.

After you've watched the clip don't forget to check out our review and interview with director Bill Condon — as well as all of the other great video available on The Verge YouTube channel!