The Ghost Writer (2010)

7.67 / Rated by 3 people

128 min.
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...



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


All Titles

The Ghost Writer
English Original Title
The Ghost
English Title

Release Dates

United States




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

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