The Ghost Writer
aka The Ghost
Reviewed in April 2010
Director: Roman Polanski. Cast: Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Olivia Williams, Kim Cattrall, Robert Pugh, Tom Wilkinson, John Bernthal, Timothy Hutton, James Belushi, Tim Preece, David Rintoul, Eli Wallach, Desirée Erasmus, Jeff Burrell. Screenplay: Robert Harris and Roman Polanski (based on the novel The Ghost by Robert Harris).
Twitter Capsule: Early mastery of form and tone falter in the last third, but for spindly craft, nothing matches it right now

Photo © 2010 RP Films/France 2 Cinéma/Summit Entertainment
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

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Berlin Film Festival: Best Director
Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Original Score (Alexandre Desplat; tie)
National Society of Film Critics: Best Supporting Actress (Williams)
European Film Awards: Best Picture; Best Director; Best Actor (McGregor); Best Screenplay; Best Original Score
César Awards (French Oscars): Best Director; Best Adapted Screenplay; Best Film Editing; Best Original Score

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