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The Resource Michael Clayton, written and directed by Tony Gilroy ; produced by Sydney Pollack, Steve Samuels ; produced by Jennifer Fox, Kerry Orent ; Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Samuels Media and Castle Rock Entertainment ; a Mirage Enterprises/Section Eight production, (DVD)

Michael Clayton, written and directed by Tony Gilroy ; produced by Sydney Pollack, Steve Samuels ; produced by Jennifer Fox, Kerry Orent ; Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Samuels Media and Castle Rock Entertainment ; a Mirage Enterprises/Section Eight production, (DVD)

Label
Michael Clayton
Title
Michael Clayton
Statement of responsibility
written and directed by Tony Gilroy ; produced by Sydney Pollack, Steve Samuels ; produced by Jennifer Fox, Kerry Orent ; Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Samuels Media and Castle Rock Entertainment ; a Mirage Enterprises/Section Eight production
Contributor
Actor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Michael Clayton is an in-house fixer at one of the largest corporate law firms in New York. A former criminal prosecutor, Clayton takes care of the law firm Kenner, Bach, & Ledeen's dirtiest work at the behest of the firm's co-founder, Marty Bach. Burned out with his job as a fixer, his divorce, a failed business venture, and mounting debt have left Clayton inextricably tied to the firm. At U/North, meanwhile, the career of litigator Karen Crowder rests on the multi-million dollar settlement of a class-action suit that Clayton's firm is leading to a seemingly successful conclusion. But when Kenner Bach's brilliant and guilt-ridden attorney Arthur Edens sabotages the U/North case, Clayton faces the biggest challenge of his career and his life
Awards note
Academy Awards, 2008: Best performance by an actress in a supporting role (Swinton).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Elswit ; editor, John Gilroy ; music, James Newton Howard ; costume designer, Sarah Edwards ; production designer, Kevin Thompson
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for language including some sexual dialogue
Language note
English, dubbed French and dubbed Spanish soundtracks with optional English, English SDH, French or Spanish subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.S87
LC item number
M534345 2008
PerformerNote
George Clooney, Tom Wilkinson, Tilda Swinton, Sydney Pollack, Michael O'Keefe
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1934-2008
  • 1948-
  • 1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pollack, Sydney
  • Samuels, Steven
  • Fox, Jennifer
  • Orent, Kerry
  • Gilroy, Tony
  • Clooney, George
  • Wilkinson, Tom
  • O'Keefe, Michael
  • Swinton, Tilda
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Samuels Media (Firm)
  • Castle Rock Entertainment (Firm)
  • Mirage Enterprises
  • Section Eight Ltd
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
119
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Corporate lawyers
  • Class actions (Civil procedure)
  • Law firms
  • Corporate lawyers
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Michael Clayton, written and directed by Tony Gilroy ; produced by Sydney Pollack, Steve Samuels ; produced by Jennifer Fox, Kerry Orent ; Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Samuels Media and Castle Rock Entertainment ; a Mirage Enterprises/Section Eight production, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2007
  • Special features: additional scenes; audio commentary by Tony Gilroy & John Gilroy (with optional English subtitles)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Isbn
9781419849664
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391142560
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1000024208
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781419849664
  • (Sirsi) 582458
  • (OCoLC)185062609
System details
DVD, NTSC ; Region 1 ; 5.1 surround or 2.0 stereo. ; widescreen (16:9) presentation
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Michael Clayton, written and directed by Tony Gilroy ; produced by Sydney Pollack, Steve Samuels ; produced by Jennifer Fox, Kerry Orent ; Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Samuels Media and Castle Rock Entertainment ; a Mirage Enterprises/Section Eight production, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2007
  • Special features: additional scenes; audio commentary by Tony Gilroy & John Gilroy (with optional English subtitles)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Isbn
9781419849664
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391142560
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1000024208
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781419849664
  • (Sirsi) 582458
  • (OCoLC)185062609
System details
DVD, NTSC ; Region 1 ; 5.1 surround or 2.0 stereo. ; widescreen (16:9) presentation
Video recording format
laserdisc

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