Michael Clayton

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Michael Clayton (George Clooney) is an in-house fixer at one of the largest corporate law firms in New York. At the behest of the firm's co-founder Marty Bach (Sydney Pollack), Clayton, a former prosecutor from a family of cops, takes care of Kenner, Bach & Ledeen's dirtiest work. Clayton cleans up clients' messes, handling anything from hit-and-runs and damaging stories in the press to shoplifting wives and crooked politicians. Though burned out and discontented in his job, Clayton is inextricably tied to the firm. At the agrochemical company U/North, the career of in-house chief counsel Karen Crowder (Tilda Swinton) rests on the settlement of the suit that Kenner, Bach & Ledeen is leading to a seemingly successful conclusion. When the firm's top litigator, the brilliant Arthur Edens (Tom Wilkinson), has an apparent breakdown and tries to sabotage the entire case, Marty Bach sends Michael Clayton to tackle this unprecedented disaster and, in doing so, Clayton comes face to face with the reality of who he has become.
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Grouped Work ID70856ff4-a291-d03d-c64f-3a41b58d89b1
Grouping Titlemichael clayton
Grouping Authorsamuels media
Grouping Categorymovie
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auth_author2Clooney, George.
Fox, Jennifer.
Gilroy, Tony.
O'Keefe, Michael, 1955-
Pollack, Sydney, 1934-2008.
Swinton, Tilda.
Wilkinson, Tom, 1948-
author2-roleCastle Rock Entertainment (Firm)
Clooney, George.
Fox, Jennifer.
Gilroy, Tony.
Mirage Enterprises (Firm)
O'Keefe, Michael,1955-
Pollack, Sydney,1934-2008.
Samuels Media (Firm)
Section Eight Ltd.
Swinton, Tilda.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Wilkinson, Tom,1948-
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display_descriptionMichael 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.
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subject_facetAbogados -- Ejercicio profesional impropio -- Teatro
Abogados -- Nueva York (Estados Unidos) -- Nueva York -- Teatro
Acción (Derecho) -- Nueva York (Estados Unidos) -- Nueva York -- Teatro
Actions and defenses -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama
Class actions (Civil procedure) -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama
Corporate lawyers -- Malpractice -- Drama
Corporate lawyers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama
Crime -- Feature
Feature films
Fiction films
Law firms -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama
Legal films
New York (N.Y.) -- Drama
Suspense films
Thriller -- Feature
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
title_displayMichael Clayton
title_fullMichael Clayton [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Samuels Media and Castle Rock Entertainment a Mirage Enterprises/Section Eight production ; produced by Jennifer Fox ... [and others] ; written and directed by Tony Gilroy
Michael Clayton [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Samuels Media and Castle Rock Entertainment a Mirage Enterprises/Section Eight production ; produced by Jennifer Fox, Kerry Orent, Sydney Pollack, Steve Samuels ; written and directed by Tony Gilroy
title_shortMichael Clayton
Acción (Derecho)
Actions and defenses
Class actions (Civil procedure)
Corporate lawyers
Ejercicio profesional impropio
Law firms