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The Ghost Writer

Release Date: February 19th, 2010

PG-13|2 hr. 9 min.

Plot Summary
When a successful ghostwriter, the Ghost (Ewan McGregor), agrees to finish the memoirs of Adam Long (Pierce Brosnan), England's former prime minister, his publisher assures him it's the chance of a lifetime. Instead, he begins to uncover evidence that suggests his late predecessor knew a dark secret about Lang and may have been murdered to prevent it from coming to light.

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Genres: Drama, Thriller

Distributor: Summit Entertainment

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  • All credit to a finely tuned Brosnan for packing so much intensity and wayward wit into his scenes with McGregor. Their verbal duels make for a dazzling game of cat-and-mouse. show more

  • The Ghost Writer is so rich you may feel you paid too little for your ticket when the whole thing meets its very Polanski-ish climax. Please don't tell anyone. show more

  • Loaded with Hitchcockian hugger-mugger, this is a genre Polanski clearly revels in. show more

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