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The Ghost Writer

The Ghost Writer


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A ghost writer is hired to complete the memoirs of a retired British prime minister, after his previous ghost writer turns up dead. The ex-PM is now living in the USA to avoid possible prosecution related to a recent war. As the ghost writer goes about his work, he learns things which make him believe that perhaps his predecessor's death was not accidental... and that his own life is in danger.


125 minutes, No persons under 13 (Language, Violence)
Detective/Mystery, Drama, Thriller.

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Credits
Cast
Ewan McGregor, Jon Bernthal, Kim Cattrall, Pierce Brosnan, Tim Preece, James Belushi, Olivia Williams
Director
Roman Polanski
ScreenplayRobert Harris, Roman Polanski, from the novel by Robert Harris
MusicAlexandre Desplat
CinematographyPawel Edelman
EditingHervé de Luze
Sound formatsDolby Digital, DTS
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2010
Produced byRP Films, France 2 Cinema, Elfte Babelsberg Films, Runteam, MBB, Studio Babelsberg

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FPB Report (SA)
GenreThriller, drama
LanguageSome
NudityVery brief
SexNone
ViolenceMild
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsModerate suspense and menace in tense drama.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.

ScreenIt Report (USA)
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Imitative BehaviourFrightening /
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Ratings
Scale (Max)20
South African Media
Cape Argus/The StarTheresa Smith quote icon 10
Die BurgerLaetitia Pople quote icon 15
International Media
Box Office (USA)Ray Greene quote icon 13
Chicago Sunday TimesRoger Ebert quote icon 20
eye Weekly (Canada)Adam Nayma quote icon 15
ScreenIt (USA)C. Fuchs quote icon 12
Metacritic.com35 critics15
RottenTomatoes.com162 critics15
RottenTomatoes.comTomatometer quote icon 17
IMDB6885 Netizens quote icon 16
Average .. 74%15


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