Spotlight: the story behind the Boston Globe child abuse scandal
Michael Keaton (Birdman), Mark Ruffalo (Foxcatcher), and Rachel McAdams (Southpaw) lead a critically acclaimed cast in this two-time Academy Award® winning film.
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Spotlight tells the gripping true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation that uncovered a scandal that rocked one of the world's oldest and most trusted institutions.
". . . based closely on recent history, “Spotlight” is a gripping detective story and a superlative newsroom drama." - New York Times
Delving into allegations of child abuse within the local Catholic Archdiocese, a tenacious team of Boston Globe reporters exposes a decades-long cover-up that reaches the highest levels of Boston's religious, legal and government establishment.
"It’s not a stretch to suggest that “Spotlight” is the finest newspaper movie of its era, joining 'Citizen Kane' and 'All the President’s Men' in the pantheon of classics of the genre." - Washington Post
Brilliantly acted and flawlessly directed, Spotlight is a powerful and riveting drama the critics are calling "the best newspaper film since All the President's Men" (Sydney Morning Herald).
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