Spotlight is a 2015 American biographical drama\r\nfilm, The film follows The Boston\r\nGlobe's "Spotlight" team, the oldest continuously\r\noperating newspaper investigative journalist unit in the United States, and its investigation\r\ninto cases of widespread and systemic child\r\nsex abuse in the Boston area by\r\nnumerous Roman\r\nCatholic priests. It is based\r\non a series of stories by the "Spotlight" team that earned The\r\nGlobe the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Public\r\nService. The film stars Mark\r\nRuffalo, Michael\r\nKeaton, Rachel\r\nMcAdams, John\r\nSlattery, Stanley\r\nTucci, Brian d'Arcy James, Liev\r\nSchreiber, and Billy\r\nCrudup.
The film begins with a brief prologue in 1976. At a Boston Police station, two policemen,\r\na rookie and a veteran officer discuss the arrest of a Catholic priest for molestation of\r\nchildren and the presence of a high ranking\r\ncleric talking to the mother of the children. The Assistant District Attorney then enters\r\nthe precinct and tells the cops not to let the press get wind of what happened.\r\nWhen the rookie remarks how it will be difficult to keep the press away during\r\nthe arraignment,\r\nthe veteran scoffs and sarcastically asks "what arraignment?"