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A civil action

Author: Steven ZaillianJohn TravoltaRobert DuvallStephen FryJames GandolfiniAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Touchstone Home Video : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [1999]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on a true story. A high-priced personal injury attorney represents eight families whose children died of leukemia after large corporations let toxic waste leak into the water supply in the Boston area. He puts his career, reputation and all that he owns on the line for the rights of his clients.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Legal films
Crime films
Fiction films
Drama
Named Person: Jan Schlichtmann; Anne Anderson; Anne Anderson; Jan Schlichtmann
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Zaillian; John Travolta; Robert Duvall; Stephen Fry; James Gandolfini; Dan Hedaya; Zeljko Ivanek; John Lithgow; William H Macy; Kathleen Quinlan; Tony Shalhoub; Jonathan Harr; Touchstone Pictures.; Paramount Pictures Corporation.; Wildwood Enterprises.; Touchstone Home Video (Firm); Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0788814184 : 9780788814181
OCLC Number: 41792289
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the book of the same title by Jonathan Harr.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1999.
"This film has been modified from its original version. It has been formatted to fit this screen."
Hi-fi stereo, Dolby surround.
Preceeded by theatrical trailers.
Credits: Music, Danny Elfman ; director of photography, Conrad L. Hall ; editor, Wayne Wahrman.
Cast: John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Stephen Fry, James Gandolfini, Dan Hedaya, Zeljko Ivanek, John Lithgow, William H. Macy, Kathleen Quinlan, Tony Shalhoub.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13.
Description: 1 videocassette (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: Touchstone Pictures and Paramount Pictures present a Wildwood Enterprises Scott Rudin production ; produced by Scott Rudin, Robert Redford, Rachel Pfeffer ; screenplay by Steven Zaillian ; directed by Steven Zaillian.
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Based on a true story. A high-priced personal injury attorney represents eight families whose children died of leukemia after large corporations let toxic waste leak into the water supply in the Boston area. He puts his career, reputation and all that he owns on the line for the rights of his clients.

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