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The Resource A civil action, Touchstone Pictures and Paramount Pictures present a Wildwood Enterprises/Scott Rudin production ; produced by Scott Rudin, Robert Redford, Rachel Pfeffer ; screenplay by Steven Zaillian ; directed by Steven Zallian, (videorecording)

A civil action, Touchstone Pictures and Paramount Pictures present a Wildwood Enterprises/Scott Rudin production ; produced by Scott Rudin, Robert Redford, Rachel Pfeffer ; screenplay by Steven Zaillian ; directed by Steven Zallian, (videorecording)

Label
A civil action
Title
A civil action
Statement of responsibility
Touchstone Pictures and Paramount Pictures present a Wildwood Enterprises/Scott Rudin production ; produced by Scott Rudin, Robert Redford, Rachel Pfeffer ; screenplay by Steven Zaillian ; directed by Steven Zallian
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • Jan Schlichtmann (Travolta) is a cynical, high-priced personal injury attorney who only takes big-money cases he can safely settle out of court. He takes on a case which at first appears straightforward, but soon becomes entangled in a labyrinthine legal battle involving industrial pollution, contaminated drinking water, and the deaths of innocent children in New England
  • A high-priced personal injury attorney takes on a case that becomes an epic legal battle ... one that may cost him his career, reputation and all that he owns
Member of
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Cataloging source
JVK
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Civil action (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Conrad L. Hall ; editor, Wayne Wahrman ; music, Danny Elfman ; costumes, Shay Cunliffe
Date time place
Limited theatrical release December 25, 1998. Wide release Janurary 10, 1999
Dewey number
791.43
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
English and French soundtracks ; closed-captioned
LC call number
  • PN1995.9.J8
  • KF228.A7
  • KF228.A667
LC item number
  • .C58 2010
  • H372 2010
  • H372 1999
PerformerNote
John Travolta, Robert Duvall ; Stephen Fry, James Gandolfini, Dan Hedaya, Željko Ivanek, John Lithgow, William H. Macy, Kathleen Quinlan, Tony Shalhoub
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1954-
  • 1945-
  • 1950-
  • 1957-
  • 1954-
  • 1953-
  • 1957-
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  • Zaillian, Steven
  • Travolta, John
  • Lithgow, John
  • Duvall, Robert
  • Macy, William H.
  • Elfman, Danny
  • Fry, Stephen
  • Gandolfini, James
  • Hedaya, Dan
  • Quinlan, Kathleen
  • Shalhoub, Tony
  • Ivanek, Željko
  • Harr, Jonathan
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Wildwood Enterprises
  • Touchstone Pictures
  • Touchstone Home Video (Firm)
  • Scott Rudin Productions
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
115
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  • Anderson, Anne
  • Schlichtmann, Jan
  • W.R. Grace & Co.
  • Trials (Toxic torts)
  • Groundwater
  • Drinking water
  • Liability for water pollution damages
  • French language materials
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
A civil action, Touchstone Pictures and Paramount Pictures present a Wildwood Enterprises/Scott Rudin production ; produced by Scott Rudin, Robert Redford, Rachel Pfeffer ; screenplay by Steven Zaillian ; directed by Steven Zallian, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, and subtitles may vary
  • Based on the non-fiction best seller by Jonathan Harr
  • Special features include: production featurette and theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Special features: Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.85:1) -- Dolby Digital 5.1 audio -- French language track -- Production featurette -- Theatrical trailer -- Chapter search
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (115 min.)
Isbn
9780788816024
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
717951001917
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
16790
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 699686
  • (OCoLC)41883818
  • 687556
  • (OCoLC)ocm41883818
  • 687556
  • 699689
  • 699686
  • 699686
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (aspect ratio 1.85:1); Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A civil action, Touchstone Pictures and Paramount Pictures present a Wildwood Enterprises/Scott Rudin production ; produced by Scott Rudin, Robert Redford, Rachel Pfeffer ; screenplay by Steven Zaillian ; directed by Steven Zallian, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, and subtitles may vary
  • Based on the non-fiction best seller by Jonathan Harr
  • Special features include: production featurette and theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Special features: Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.85:1) -- Dolby Digital 5.1 audio -- French language track -- Production featurette -- Theatrical trailer -- Chapter search
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (115 min.)
Isbn
9780788816024
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
717951001917
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
16790
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 699686
  • (OCoLC)41883818
  • 687556
  • (OCoLC)ocm41883818
  • 687556
  • 699689
  • 699686
  • 699686
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (aspect ratio 1.85:1); Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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