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The pelican brief

Author: Alan J PakulaPieter Jan BruggeJulia RobertsDenzel WashingtonSam ShepardAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2009]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two Supreme Court Justices have been murdered. A lone law student turns her suspicions about the deaths into a speculative brief that sends shock waves into the highest levels of government. She finds herself embroiled in a terrifying web of intrigue extending to the highest levels of government. She writes a speculative legal brief exposing the activities of a powerful oil magnate. With the help of Gray Grantham,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure films
Drama
Feature films
Film adaptations
Legal films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Teatro
Named Person: John Grisham; John Grisham
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alan J Pakula; Pieter Jan Brugge; Julia Roberts; Denzel Washington; Sam Shepard; John Heard; Tony Goldwyn; James Sikking; William Atherton; Robert Culp; Stanley Tucci; Hume Cronyn; John Lithgow; James Horner; John Grisham; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ); Warner Bros. Entertainment.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1419887467 9781419887468
OCLC Number: 466429992
Language Note: In English (5.1), French or Spanish (stereo.) dialogue, with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the book by John Grisham.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1993.
Credits: Director of photography, Stephen Goldblatt ; editors, Tom Rolf, Trudy Ship ; music composer, James Horner.
Cast: Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Sam Shepard, John Heard, Tony Goldwyn, James B. Sikking, William Atherton, Robert Culp, Stanley Tucci, Hume Cronyn, John Lithgow.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for momentary language, and some violence.
Description: 1 videodisc (141 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby Digital Dolby surround 5.1, Dolby surround stereo., dual-layer.
Responsibility: Warner Bros. Pictures presents an Alan J. Pakula film ; produced by Alan J. Pakula and Pieter Jan Brugge ; directed by Alan J. Pakula ; screenplay by Alan J. Pakula.

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Two Supreme Court Justices have been murdered. A lone law student turns her suspicions about the deaths into a speculative brief that sends shock waves into the highest levels of government. She finds herself embroiled in a terrifying web of intrigue extending to the highest levels of government. She writes a speculative legal brief exposing the activities of a powerful oil magnate. With the help of Gray Grantham, an investigative reporter, they suspect a good friend of the president is trying to manipulate the outcome of a trial that is now before the Supreme Court.

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