Winslet plays Jeanine, leader of the Erudite faction, in this science fiction thriller directed by Neil Burger and based on the novel by Veronica Roth. In a dystopian world, there are five factions to which everyone belongs, choosing their faction when they are 16 years old: Abnegation (the selfless), Amity (the peaceful), Candor (the honest), Dauntless (the brave), and Erudite (the intelligent). Jeanine and her faction work to overthrow Abnegation, as they are the faction that governs society. Co-starring Shailene Woodley, Tony Goldwyn, and Ashley Judd. On accepting the role:
I didn’t have any hesitation at all. It was such a great script. It’s a fantastic book.