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The Ghost Writer (2010)

The Ghost - English Title

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Plot  A British ghostwriter (Ewan McGregor) is recruited to complete the memoirs of former Prime Minister Adam Lang (Pierce Brosnan) for the publishing firm Rhinehart, Inc. His predecessor and Lang's aide, Michael "Mike" McAra, has recently died in an apparent drowning accident. The writer travels to the Massachusetts village of Old Haven on Martha's Vineyard, where Lang is staying with his wife, Ruth (Olivia Williams), along with his personal assistant (and implied mistress), Amelia Bly (Kim Cattrall). She forbids him to take McAra's manuscript outside, emphasizing that it is a security risk.

Shortly after the writer's arrival, Lang is accused by former Foreign Secretary Richard Rycart (Robert Pugh) of authorizing the illegal seizure of suspected terrorists and handing them over for torture by the CIA, a possible war crime. Lang faces prosecution by the International Criminal Court unless he stays in the U.S. (or one of the few other countries that does not recognise the court's juri...
  

Director(s)

Roman Polanski

Cast

Ewan McGregor
Ewan McGregor
The Ghost
Pierce Brosnan
Pierce Brosnan
Adam Lang
Olivia Williams
Olivia Williams
Ruth Lang
Kim Cattrall
Kim Cattrall
Amelia Bly
Timothy Hutton
Timothy Hutton
Sidney Kroll
Tom Wilkinson
Tom Wilkinson
Paul Emmett
Jon Bernthal
Rick Ricardelli
James Belushi
John Maddox
Eli Wallach
The Old Man at Martha's Vineyard.

Others

Release Dates

United States
19.03.2010

Updates

  Barton Fink rated The Ghost Writer (2010) with 8.0 stars / 15.10.2016

  tuncer rated The Ghost Writer (2010) with 8.0 stars / 08.07.2014



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