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The Client
- Susan Sarandon

Overview - In this taut legal drama a trailer-park kid witnesses the suicide of a mob lawyer and is pursued by authorities trying to find out if he knows anything. In an attempt to protect himself, the 11-year-old hires a feisty female attorney who takes up his case and develops a bond with him.  Read more...

 
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Overview

In this taut legal drama a trailer-park kid witnesses the suicide of a mob lawyer and is pursued by authorities trying to find out if he knows anything. In an attempt to protect himself, the 11-year-old hires a feisty female attorney who takes up his case and develops a bond with him. Based on the novel by John Grisham. Academy Award Nominations: Best Actress--Susan Sarandon.

Cast List

Joel Schumacher - American Director/Screenwriter
John Grisham - Best-selling Novelist
Will Patton - American Actor
Bradley Whitford - Supporting actor
Anthony LaPaglia - Actor
Dan Castellaneta - Actor, THE SIMPSONS
William Richert - Screenwriter/Director/Actor
Tommy Lee Jones - American actor
Tom Lee Jones - American actor
William H. Macy - Stage/Film Actor, STATE AND MAIN (2000)
W. H. Macy - Stage/Film Actor, STATE AND MAIN (2000)
Micole Mercurio
Ossie Davis - Actor/Director/Screenwriter, husband of actress Ruby Dee
J.T. Walsh - Prolific character actor
Brad Renfro - Actor; THE CLIENT
Anthony Edwards - American Actor
Susan Sarandon - Oscar winning actress, DEAD MAN WALKING
Susan Tomaling - Oscar winning actress, DEAD MAN WALKING
Kimberly Scott
Walter Olkewicz - Twin Peaks - Jacques Renault
Mary-Louise Parker - Actress
Mary Louise Parker - Actress
Amy Hathaway
William Sanderson - American TV/Film Actor
Anthony Heald - American Supporting Actor
Kim Coates - Actor

 
Details
    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 121
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 883929089031
  • Genre: Drama
  • Rating: PG-13 (MPAA)
  • Release Date: August 2011

Related Categories:
Movies > Dramas

Related Keywords:
Detectives
Law/Lawyers
Organized Crime
Suspense
Thriller
Recommended
Theatrical Release
Crime
Based On A Novel

 
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Notes:
Shot in Panavision. Color by Technicolor Copyright 1994 Warner Bros. Inc.

Reviews:
"...THE CLIENT is the best and certainly the liveliest, tensest and most emotionally involving film yet of a Grisham novel..." - 08/11/1994 Rolling Stone, p.61-2


"...[Countless] small, knowing touches that bring it to life....A fast, no-nonsense pace and three winning performances..." - 07/20/1994 New York Times, p.C11


"...[Jones] does grace-note riffs....A thriller like THE CLIENT doesn't need acting any better..." - 07/29/1994 Entertainment Weekly, p.42


"...[Featuring] a pair of satisfying star performances..." - 07/20/1994 Los Angeles Times, p.F1


"...There are wonderful moments in it, many of them between Sarandon and Renfro....Tommy Lee Jones is fun, too..." - 07/20/1995 Chicago Sun-Times, p.33

 
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