Multi-Oscar-winning drama starring Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton and Rachel McAdams about the Boston Globe’s exposé of endemic historic child sex abuse in the Catholic Church in Massachusetts – a feat of journalism that won the newspaper the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service in 2003
Led by Walter (Robby) Robinson the team of investigative journalists at The Boston Globe known as Spotlight pride themselves on their relentless dedication to exposing the truth of societys ills and bringing the guilty to account.
Under the direction of new editor Marty Baron the team begin to uncover a scandal revolving around allegations of child abuse within the Catholic Church and the wilful ignorance of those in power who have done nothing to stop it.
Facing political opposition and resistance from the far-reaching influences of the Church, the reporters put together an explosive expos revealing that the truth is much darker than they could have ever imagined.
Running Time: 129 minutes
Region: Region 2
Release Date: 23/05/2016
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