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The ghost writer

Author: Roman PolanskiRobert BenmussaAlain SardeRobert HarrisEwan McGregorAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Summit Entertainment, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When a gifted ghostwriter is hired to write the memoirs of former British Prime Minister Adam Lang, he quickly finds himself trapped in a web of political and sexual intrigue. Lang is implicated in a scandal over his administration's harsh tactics, and as the ghostwriter digs into the politician's past, he discovers secrets that threaten to jeopardize international relations forever.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Detective and mystery films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: Robert Harris
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Roman Polanski; Robert Benmussa; Alain Sarde; Robert Harris; Ewan McGregor; Pierce Brosnan; Kim Cattrall; Olivia Williams; Tom Wilkinson; Timothy Hutton; Jon Bernthal; David Rintoul; Robert Pugh; Eli Wallach; Alexandre Desplat; Summit Entertainment.; R.P. Productions.; France 2 cinéma (Firm); Elfte Babelsburg Film Gmbh.; Runteam Ltd.
OCLC Number: 632356709
Language Note: English and Spanish audio tracks with optional Spanish subtitles and English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Based on the novel The ghost by Robert Harris.
Videodisc release of the 2010 motion picture.
Special features: an interview with Roman Polanski; the cast of The ghost writer; The ghost writer: fiction or reality.
Credits: Director of photography, Pawel Edelman ; editor, Hervé de Luze ; music, Alexandre Desplat.
Cast: Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Kim Cattrall, Olivia Williams, Tom Wilkinson, Timothy Hutton, Jon Bernthal, David Rintoul, Robert Pugh, Eli Wallach.
Awards: European Film Awards, 2010: European film; European director, Roman Polanski; European actor, Ewan McGregor; European screenwriter, Robert Harris & Roman Polanski; European composer, Alexandre Desplat; European production designer, Albrecht Konrad.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for language, brief nudity/sexuality, some violence and a drug reference.
Description: 1 videodisc (128 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Region 1; NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital 5.1.
Other Titles: Ghost writer (Motion picture : 2010)
Responsibility: Summit Entertainment and Alain Sarde and Robert Benmussa present an R.P. Films, France 2 Cinema, Elfte Babelsburg Film Gmbh, Runteam III Ltd production ; produced by Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa, Alain Sarde ; screenplay by Robert Harris and Roman Polanski ; directed by Roman Polanski.

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When a gifted ghostwriter is hired to write the memoirs of former British Prime Minister Adam Lang, he quickly finds himself trapped in a web of political and sexual intrigue. Lang is implicated in a scandal over his administration's harsh tactics, and as the ghostwriter digs into the politician's past, he discovers secrets that threaten to jeopardize international relations forever.

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