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John Travolta and Robert Duvall star in this 1998 film that is based on an actual case, (Anderson v. Cryovac), which took place in Woburn, Massachusetts during the 1980s. Travolta's character, Jan Schlichtmann, is an attorney who agrees to represent families whose children have succumbed to leukemia after two large corporations leaked toxic chemicals into the town's water supply. The case will be difficult and costly to prove and could ultimately lead to his personal and professional ruin, yet he decides to pursue. Robert Duvall was nominated for an Academy Award for his portrayal of Schlichtmann's legal opponent, Jerome Facher, an old-school attorney, whose corporate clients rely on him to get them "off the hook" at any cost, and whose brazen remarks pepper the film with cynicism. "The truth?" he scoffs, "I thought we were talking about a court of law. Come on, you've been around long enough to know that a courtroom isn't a place to look for the truth,"

Condition/description: This original poster is in mint condition and is ready for framing. A buttoned-down John Travolta looks confidently out of this moody duotone print that is accented with chiseled gold type.

Size: 27" x 41"

Unframed "A Civil Action" Movie Poster, 1998

SKU: NLP0000024
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