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A civil action [electronic resource].

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 115 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Touchstone Pictures : 1998.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Directed by Steven Zaillian.
Participant or Performer Note: John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Stephen Fry, James Gandolfini, Dan Hedaya, Zeljko Ivanek, John Lithgow, William H. Macy, Kathleen Quinlan, Tony Shalhoub.
Summary, etc.: Jan Schlichtmann is a cynical, high-priced personal injury attorney who only takes big-money cases he can safely settle out of court. Though his latest case at first appears straightforward, Schlichtmann soon becomes entangled in an epic legal battle ... one where he's willing to put his career, reputation, and all that he owns on the line for the rights of his clients! Also featuring Robert Duvall, William H. Macy, and John Lithgow -- this gripping, widely acclaimed hit delivers edge-of-your-seat entertainment!
Target Audience Note: Rated PG-13.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Schlichtmann, Jan > Drama.
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