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.
Directed by: Tom McCarthy
Running time: 128 minutes
SPOTLIGHT tells the riveting true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe
investigation that would rock the city and cause a crisis in one of the world’s oldest and
most trusted institutions. When the newspaper’s tenacious “Spotlight” team of reporters
delve into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers
a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of Boston’s religious, legal, and government
establishment, touching off a wave of revelations around the world. SPOTLIGHT is a tense
investigative thriller, tracing the steps to one of the biggest crime stories in modern times.
Spotlight made its premiere at the Telluride Film Festival Labor weekend and since exploded
into a true Oscar contender across the board.
- Rachel McAdams
- Liev Schreiber
- Michael Keaton
- Mark Ruffalo
- Billy Crudup
- Stanley Tucci
- John Slattery