About

In 2001, editor Marty Baron of The Boston Globe assigns a team of journalists to investigate allegations against John Geoghan, an unfrocked priest accused of molesting more than 80 boys. Led by editor Walter "Robby" Robinson, reporters Michael Rezendes, Matt Carroll and Sacha Pfeiffer interview victims and try to unseal sensitive documents. The reporters make it their mission to provide proof of a...

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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

priest florida gay conspiracy based on a true story lgbt judge court lawyer boston cover-up newspaper journalism pedophilia victim catholic church catholic child abuse catholicism investigative journalism cardinal sex scandal archdiocese

Photos

Lists

#206 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 50 Most Critically-Acclaimed Films of 2015 They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

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

Oscar for Best Writing, Original Screenplay Tom McCarthy Josh Singer

Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Mark Ruffalo

Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role Rachel McAdams