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John Grisham's The rainmaker

Author: Francis Ford CoppolaMichael HerrMichael DouglasSteven ReutherFred FuchsAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, California : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2007] ©2007
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Special collector's editionView all editions and formats
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Rudy is a young lawyer fresh out of college who takes the case of his life. He is the only hope of an elderly couple whose insurance company will not pay for an operation that could save their son's life. Rudy takes on this client in his first case after the head of his law office has to hide because he's wanted by the feds. He must overcome many obstacles inside and outside the courtroom as he attempts to find out  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Legal drama (Films)
Suspense films
Legal films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Legal
Thriller
Crime
Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
Legal films (Drama.)
Drama
Fiction
Teatro
Feature
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Ford Coppola; Michael Herr; Michael Douglas; Steven Reuther; Fred Fuchs; Matt Damon; Claire Danes; Jon Voight; Mary Kay Place; Mickey Rourke; Danny DeVito; Dean Stockwell; Teresa Wright; Virginia Madsen; John Toll, (Cinematographer); Barry Malkin; Elmer Bernstein; Aggie Guerard Rodgers; Howard Cummings; John Grisham; Constellation Films,; American Zoetrope (Firm),; Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm),
ISBN: 1415728925 9781415728925
OCLC Number: 153314766
Language Note: English (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed French (Dolby 2.0) dialogue, English, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the novel by John Grisham.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Special features: Commentary by director Francis Ford Coppola and actor Danny DeVito; watch 'The rainmaker' with Francis Ford Coppola; Francis Ford Coppola directs John Grisham's The rainmaker; deleted scenes; includes extended beginning; alternate ending; 'The rainmaker' screen tests.
Credits: Director of photography, John Toll ; editor, Barry Malkin ; music, Elmer Bernstein ; costume designer, Aggie Guerard Rodgers ; production designer, Howard Cummings.
Cast: Matt Damon, Claire Danes, Jon Voight, Mary Kay Place, Mickey Rourke, Danny DeVito, Dean Stockwell, Teresa Wright, Virginia Madsen.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for a strong beating and elements of domestic abuse.
Description: 1 videodisc (135 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 surround.
Other Titles: Rainmaker (Motion picture : 1997)
Rainmaker
Rainmaker (Motion picture : 1997).
Responsibility: Constellation Films presents ; directed by Francis Ford Coppola ; screen play by Francis Ford Coppola ; narration by Michael Herr ; produced by Michael Douglas, Steven Reuther, Fred Fuchs ; a Douglas/Reuther production in association with American Zoetrope.

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Rudy is a young lawyer fresh out of college who takes the case of his life. He is the only hope of an elderly couple whose insurance company will not pay for an operation that could save their son's life. Rudy takes on this client in his first case after the head of his law office has to hide because he's wanted by the feds. He must overcome many obstacles inside and outside the courtroom as he attempts to find out what it means to be a lawyer and how far you have to go before you become a sell-out.

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