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Author: Roman PolanskiRobert BenmussaAlain SardeRobert HarrisEwan McGregorAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Summit Entertainment, [2010] ©2010
Edition/Format:   Bluray Video : Blu-ray disc : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : 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: Detective and mystery films
Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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; Pawel Edelman; Hervé de Luze; Alexandre Desplat; Summit Entertainment.; R.P. Productions.; France 2 cinéma (Firm); Elfte Babelsburg Film Gmbh.; Runteam Ltd.
OCLC Number: 632429828
Language Note: English or Spanish dialogue; Spanish subtitles. Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Hybrid Blu-ray/DVD video disc.
Special features: Interview with Roman Polanski ; The cast of 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.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Blu-ray, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1), 1080p, DTS-HD 5.1, Region A.; DVD, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1), Dolby digital 5.1, Region 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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