The true story of how The Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child abuse and the cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.
Director: Tom McCarthy
Won 2016 Academy Awards Award for Best Picture
Spotlight gracefully handles the lurid details of its fact-based story while resisting the temptation to lionize its heroes, resulting in a drama that honors the audience as well as its real-life subjects.
Tagline: Break the story. Break the silence.
Genres: biography, crime, drama
Categories: pedophilia, boston globe the newspaper, journalism, boston massachusetts, child abuse, cardinal, lawyer, year 2001, priest, archdiocese, scandal, judge, court, cover up, catholic, catholic church, catholicism, investigative journalism
Editor: Tom McArdle
Director of photography: Masanobu Takayanagi
Original music composer: Howard Shore
Costume design: Wendy Chuck
Production design: Stephen H. Carter
Runtime: 128 min
Sound Mix: Dolby Digital
Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1