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VCD TD 420 S62 (COL)


Erin Brockovich

Main Title: Erin Brockovich [videorecording] / Universal Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Jersey Films production ; produced by Danny DeVito, Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher ; written by Susannah Grant ; directed by Steven Soderbergh

Published/Created: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios, c2000

Related Name: Soderbergh, Steven.
Related Name: Roberts, Julia.

Description: 2 videodiscs in 1 can (VCD) (ca. 132 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

Summary: Erin Brockovich is a stirring, funny and unconventional drama based on true events, starring two - time Academy Award nominee Julia Roberts as the twice- divorced mother of three young children who sees an injustice, takes on the bud guy and wins. With no money, no job no prospects on the horizon, Erin Brockovich is a woman in tight spot. Following a car accident in which Erin is not at fault, she finds herself even worse off when her attorney fails to land her any kind of settlement. With nowhere else to turn, Erin pleads with her attorney Ed Masry to hire her at his law firm. It is there, while working that she stumbles upon some medical records placed in real state files. Confused, she begins to question the connection. She convinces Ed to allow her to investigate, where she discovers a cover-up involving contaminated water in a local community which is causing devastating illnesses among its residents. Going door to door, she signs up over 600 plaintiffs, and Erin and Ed, with the help of majoy law firm, go on to receive the largest settlement ever paid in direct-action lawsuit in U.S. history... $333 million. By triumping over insurmountable odds, she is able to prove herself, and reinvent her life

Cast: Julia Roberts, Albert Finney, Aaron Eckhart, Marg Helgenberger, Cherry Jones, Veanne Cox, Conchata Ferrell, Tracey Walter

Credits: Music, Thomas Newman ; editing, Anne V. Coates ; photographed by Ed Lachman ; co-producer, Gail Lyon

Subject: Liability for water pollution damages -- California -- Drama.
Subject: Drinking water -- Contamination -- California -- Drama.
Subject: Hazardous wastes -- United States -- Drama.
Subject: Class actions (Civil procedure) -- United States -- Drama.
Subject: Single mothers -- United States -- Drama.
Subject: Legal assistants -- United States -- Drama.

Genre: Feature films.

Volume ID Number: 1106003815
Volume ID Number: 1106003980

Local Call No: VCD TD 420 S62
Video Compact Disc VCD 132 min.
2 videodisc in 1 can (VCD) (ca. 132 min.) : sd., col. : 3/4 in.
©2000,  2000, Universal Pictures , Universal City, California
Distributed by Viva Video
AV Material ID 1000006608
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