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, Matt Carroll and Sacha Pfeiffer interview victims and try to unseal sensitive documents. Determined and committed, the group makes it their mission to provide proof of a cover-up of sexual abuse within the Roman Catholic Church.
Cast: Liev Schreiber, Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Stanley Tucci
Crew: Tom McCarthy (Director), Masanobu Takayanagi (Director of Photography), Howard Shore (Music Director)
Rating: A (India)
Genres: Drama, History, Thriller, Biography
Release Dates: 19 Feb 2016 (India), 21 Jan 2016 (Singapore)
Tagline: Break the story. Break the silence.
Did you know?
Towards the end of the film, it's revealed that Michael Keaton's character was the metro editor before he was the Spotlight editor. In The Paper (1994), Keaton played the metro editor of a fictional newspaper. Read More