Do Film Makers Have an Obligation not to Besmirch a Person’s Reputation?

There is no evidence that Alan Turing was a spy or that he was manipulated by a spy during World War II. What obligations, if any, do film makers have to be true to history on such topics like a person's reputation?

People tend to believe what they see on the screen. If film viewers see an untruth, and then believe that untruth, do film makers bear a moral responsibility for causing people to believe the misrepresentation?

If a film were made about you, and that film misrepresented key facts about your life and your actions, how would you react?

If the defamed person is dead, when the accusation or untruth starts to circulate, what obligation do the rest of us have to call it out?

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