On a Saturday afternoon, in June 2017, Reality Winner, a 25-year-old in cut-off jeans, is confronted at her Georgia home by the FBI. A cryptic conversation begins and Reality’s life quickly begins to unravel.
The incredible true story of a young woman who stirred up a media storm when she leaked a classified report to the press. Satter creates a tense thriller using dialogue taken directly from the FBI’s transcript of the interrogation – alternately nail-biting and banal, darkly funny and surreal. A complex portrait emerges of an American millennial, yoga teacher, and veteran who would become the first whistleblower of the Trump era.
"word-for-word replay of FBI interrogation is uncannily brilliant"