About

The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.

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Directed by

Tom McCarthy

Written by

Tom McCarthy (Writer)
Josh Singer (Writer)

Runtime

129 minutes

Country

United States of America, Canada

Language

English

Tagline

Break the story. Break the silence.

Cast

Keywords

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Photos

Lists

#227 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#299 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

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#4 on The 25 Most Critically-Acclaimed Films of 2015 They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar for Best Writing, Original Screenplay Tom McCarthy Josh Singer

Oscar for Best Motion Picture of the Year Steve Golin Blye Pagon Faust Nicole Rocklin Michael Sugar

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Film Editing Tom McArdle

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Directing Tom McCarthy