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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...

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Directed by

Roman Polanski

Written by

Roman Polanski (Screenplay)
Robert Harris (Screenplay)

Runtime

128 minutes

Country

United Kingdom, Germany, France

Language

English

Tagline

Read between the lies.

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Keywords

london based on novel or book cia author massachusetts war crimes martha's vineyard tony blair

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