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The Ghost Writer


12 Feb 2010

2 hr 8 min

Thriller, Mystery

Read between the lies.
A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident. In director Roman Polanski's tense drama, the author realizes that his discovery threatens some very powerful people who will do anything to ensure that certain episodes from Lang's past remain buried.


Status: Released
Countries: Germany, United Kingdom, USA
Language: English
Awards: 32 wins & 51 nominations.
Budget: $45M


Alain Sarde (Producer)
Roman Polanski (Producer)
Robert Benmussa (Producer)


(Novel · Screenplay)


Ewan McGregor (as The Ghost)
Pierce Brosnan (as Adam Lang)
Jon Bernthal (as Rick Ricardelli)
Kim Cattrall (as Amelia)
Tom Wilkinson (as Paul Emmett)
Olivia Williams (as Ruth Lang)
Timothy Hutton (as Sidney Kroll)
James Belushi (as John Maddox)
Nyasha Hatendi (as Josh)
Tim Preece (as Roy)
Michael S. Ruscheinsky (as The Island Reporter)
Eben Young (as FBI Agent #1)
Jaymes Butler (as FBI Officer)
Robert Seeliger (as CNN Newscaster #1)
Anna Botting (as SKY TV newsreader)
Marianne Graffam (as Lucy)
Daphne Alexander (as Connie)
Angelique Fernandez (as War Crime Prosecutor)
Milton Welsh (as Taxi Driver)
Alister Mazzotti (as Protection Officer #1)
Eli Wallach (as Old man)
Tim Faraday (as Barry)
Soogi Kang (as Dep)
Robert Pugh (as Richard Rycart)
Jeff Burrell (as Frank)
Morgane Polanski (as Hotel Receptionist)
Glenn Conroy (as Barman)
Clayton Nemrow (as Journalist)
Joel Kirby (as Motel Receptionist)
Regine Hentschel (as Diner Waitress)
David Rintoul (as Stranger)



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