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Michael Clayton (2008)
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Call no.:
DVD 008 543
Title:
Michael Clayton
Originally produced:
2008
Format:
DVD
Summary:
Michael Clayton is an in-house fixer at one of the largest corporate law firms in New York. A former criminal prosecutor, Clayton takes care of the law firm Kenner, Bach, & Ledeen's dirtiest work at the behest of the firm's co-founder, Marty Bach. Burned out with his job as a fixer, his divorce, a failed business venture, and mounting debt have left Clayton inextricably tied to the firm. At U/North, meanwhile, the career of litigator Karen Crowder rests on the multi-million dollar settlement of a class-action suit that Clayton's firm is leading to a seemingly successful conclusion. But when Kenner Bach's brilliant and guilt-ridden attorney Arthur Edens sabotages the U/North case, Clayton faces the biggest challenge of his career and his life.
Credits:
written and directed by Tony Gilroy ; produced by Sydney Pollack, Steve Samuels, Jennifer Fox, Kerry Orent ; Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; in association with Samuels Media and Castle Rock Entertainment ; a Mirage Enterprises/Section Eight production.
Edition:
Widescreen version.
Publication:
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2008]
Languages:
In English, dubbed French, or dubbed Spanish, with English, English SDH, French or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
Details:
1 DVD (119 min.) : sound, color
Studio(s):
Samuels Media (Firm)
Castle Rock Entertainment (Firm)
Mirage Enterprises
Section Eight Ltd
Director(s):
Gilroy, Tony
Screenwriter(s):
Gilroy, Tony
Producer(s):
Pollack, Sydney
Samuels, Steve
Fox, Jennifer
Orent, Kerry
Cast:
George Clooney, Tom Wilkinson, Tilda Swinton, Sydney Pollack, Michael O'Keefe.
Production:
Director of photography, Robert Elswit ; editor, John Gilroy ; music, James Newton Howard ; costume designer, Sarah Edwards ; production designer, Kevin Thompson.
Notes:
Special features: additional scenes; audio commentary by Tony Gilroy & John Gilroy (with optional English subtitles).
Subjects:
Corporate lawyers New York (State) New York Drama.
Class actions (Civil procedure) New York (State) New York Drama.
Law firms New York (State) New York Drama.
Corporate lawyers Malpractice Drama.
New York (N.Y.) Drama.
Genre:
Legal films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Crime films.
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Spoken language: English
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Title: Michael Clayton
Director: Gilroy, Tony
Actor: Clooney, George
Actor: O'Keefe, Michael
Actor: Pollack, Sydney
Actor: Swinton, Tilda
Production studio: Castle Rock Entertainment (Firm)
Production studio: Mirage Enterprises
Production studio: Samuels Media (Firm)
Production studio: Section Eight Ltd
Screenplay: Original
Film technique: Live action
Cover image available: Yes