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John Grisham's The rainmaker

Author: Michael DouglasSteven ReutherFred FuchsFrancis Ford CoppolaMatt DamonAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Special collector's edView 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)
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Douglas; Steven Reuther; Fred Fuchs; Francis Ford Coppola; Matt Damon; Claire Danes; Jon Voight; Mary Kay Place; Mickey Rourke; Danny DeVito; Michael Herr; 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: Title from container.
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.
Narrator, Michael Herr.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for a strong beating and elements of domestic abuse.
Description: 1 videodisc (135 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. surround, NTSC.
Other Titles: Rainmaker (Motion picture : 1997)
Rainmaker
Responsibility: Constellation Films presents a Douglas/Reuther production in association with American Zoetrope ; produced by Michael Douglas, Steven Reuther and Fred Fuchs ; screen play by Francis Ford Coppola ; directed by Francis Ford Coppola.

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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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