An unremarkable ghost-writer has landed a lucrative contract to redact the memoirs of Adam Lang, the former UK Prime Minister. After dominating British politics for years, Lang has retired with his wife to the USA. He lives on an island, in luxurious, isolated premises complete with a security detail and a secretarial staff. Soon, Adam Lang gets embroiled in a major scandal with international ramifications that reveals how far he was ready to go in order to nurture UK's "special relationship" with the USA. But before this controversy has started, before even he has closed the deal with the publisher, the ghost-writer gets unmistakable signs that the turgid draft he is tasked to put into shape inexplicably constitutes highly sensitive material.Written by
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Some part of the movie was filmed on the German island of Sylt, as a stand-in for Martha's Vineyard. To look more American, it was dressed up with an attention to details: American style cars, U.S. signage, added telephone poles (phone and energy lines run mostly underground in Germany), wooden houses, American extras, et cetera. See more »
When the Ghost stands outside Paul Emmett's house and looks in the mailbox, the letters have all been sent to Belmont, Massachusetts, with a zip code beginning with "023". But Belmont's zip code is 02478. See more »
You realize I know nothing about politics.
You voted for him, didn't you?
Adam Lang? Of course I did, everyone voted for him. He wasn't a politician, he was a craze.
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The title appears as highlighted words on pages of the scattered manuscript. See more »