When the well-known director, Roman Polanski, was arrested September 2009 in Switzerland, post-production of this movie was never put on hold. He saw every step of the film and made all artistic decisions. He finished editing the movie while in a Swiss prison. In December 2009, Polanski was released on bail, but placed under house arrest, where he remained when his movie was released. – imdb.com
Based on the Novel “The Ghost” by Robert Harris, The Ghost Writer is the story of a man, Ewan McGregor, who is hired by the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Pierce Brosnan (this role was first offered to Hugh Grant who turned it down), to write his memoirs for a quarter of a million dollars.
What he doesn’t know, until he’s accepted the job, is that his predecessor died on the job. McGregor stumbles upon clues left by the dead writer and uncovers more than he can handle.
This thrilling, suspense-filled mystery will have you watching intently, making sure you don’t miss a moment.
Also, the twisted ending will have you smiling at the brilliance of it all.