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Review: 'The Ghost Writer'

Original post made on Mar 6, 2010

Few filmmakers make a better case that the story is in the telling than Roman Polanski. The director's 18th feature, the conspiracy yarn "The Ghost Writer," exudes excellence in its confident rhythm and incisive attention to intellect and emotion. Above all, there's an ineffable ==I je ne sais quoi== to Polanski's style, an audio-visual elan. ==I --PC==

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Posted by Sunil Singh
a resident of Professorville
on Mar 6, 2010 at 4:21 pm

Actually the "sharp visual jokes" example talked of in the final pargraph here cannot be attributed to Polanski--this is vividly described by the author Robert Harris in the book....Planski merely transcribed it to film...