"The closest thing we have to a new Sydney Lumet classic": The cast of "Spotlight": Michael Keaton, far left, Liev Schreiber, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, John Slattery and Brian d'Arcy James. Kerry Hayes/Open Road Films via AP
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The distributor of the Oscar-winning film "Spotlight" has acknowledged that filmmakers fabricated dialogue that made it appear as if a Boston College spokesman downplayed the extent of the Catholic priest sex abuse scandal.Open Road Films, which said it couldn't remove a scene from a movie already in theaters, announced the settlement Tuesday.The four months since the movie was released have been "excruciatingly painful," Dunn said.Dunn, an alumnus of the school, was at the time and still is on the school's board of trustees.Dunn said contrary to what the movie suggests, he has been an advocate for victims and even helped develop a plan to deal with the abuse crisis at the school.
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