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Michael Clayton

Author: Tony GilroyJennifer FoxKerry OrentSydney PollackSteven SamuelsAll authors
Publisher: [United Kingdom] : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2008
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen edView all editions and formats
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Michael Clayton is a high-priced law firm's problem fixer. He is brought in to clean up the mess after one of the firm's top litigators suffers a breakdown while representing a corrupt chemical corporation in a multi-billion dollar legal suit. With the case in jeopardy, Clayton is under pressure to resolve the situation and appease the firm's clients, represented by chief legal counsel Karen Crowder. Having  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Gilroy; Jennifer Fox; Kerry Orent; Sydney Pollack; Steven Samuels; James Newton Howard; Robert Elswit; John Gilroy; George Clooney; Tom Wilkinson; Tilda Swinton; Michael O'Keefe
OCLC Number: 778889640
Notes: Special features: commentary by Tony Gilroy & John Gilroy; deleted scenes with optional commentary by Tony Gilroy & John Gilroy.
Credits: Producers, Jennifer Fox, Kerry Orent, Sydney Pollack, Steve Samuels ; music, James Newton Howard ; director of photography, Robert Elswit ; editor, John Gilroy ; costume designer, Sarah Edwards ; production designer, Kevin Thompson.
Cast: George Clooney, Tom Wilkinson, Tilda Swinton, Sydney Pollack, Michael O'Keefe.
Description: 1 DVD (114 minutes) : sound, colour
Responsibility: written and directed by Tony Gilroy.

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Michael Clayton is a high-priced law firm's problem fixer. He is brought in to clean up the mess after one of the firm's top litigators suffers a breakdown while representing a corrupt chemical corporation in a multi-billion dollar legal suit. With the case in jeopardy, Clayton is under pressure to resolve the situation and appease the firm's clients, represented by chief legal counsel Karen Crowder. Having discovered the seriousness of the chemical company's iniquities, Clayton finds himself torn between his desire to do the right thing and a pressing need to pay off spiralling personal debts.

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