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Director: Thomas McCarthy Run Time: 127 min. Format: DCP Rating: R Release Year: 2105

Starring:  Billy Crudup,  John Slattery,  Rachel McAdams,  Stanley Tucci, Liev Schreiber, Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton

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.

In 2001, editor Marty Baron of The Boston Globe assigns a team of journalists to investigate allegations against John Geoghan, an unfrocked priest accused of molesting more than 80 boys. Led by editor Walter “Robby” Robinson, reporters Michael Rezendes (Mark Ruffalo), Matt Carroll and Sacha Pfeiffer interview victims and try to unseal sensitive documents. The reporters make it their mission to provide proof of a cover-up of sexual abuse within the Roman Catholic Church.

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