The Ghost (2010)

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  • The Ghost Writer Alternative
  • Der Ghostwriter Alternative


Thriller. A ghost writer is hired to complete the memoirs of former British prime minister Adam Lang. He soon learns that his predecessor died in mysterious circumstances. He flies out to the US beachside house where Lang is staying, and sets to work. Lang's alleged role in illegal treatment of terror suspects leads to a criminal investigation being launched. As the ghost writer learns more about Lang's past, the more he suspects his own life is in peril.

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