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A Civil Action
Directed by:
Steven Zaillian

Starring John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Tony Shalhoub, William H. Macy, Zeljko Ivanek and Bruce Norris, "A Civil Action" (also known as "Zivilproze├č") is a Drama film directed by Steven Zaillian, and written by Steven Zaillian (screenplay), released on December 25 of 1998 in the USA.

Justice has its price.

Who is the director of "A Civil Action":

A Civil Action was directed by Steven Zaillian, an American writer, producer, and director.

Before directing A Civil Action, Steven Zaillian had directed Searching for Bobby Fischer, released in 1993. Since, he directed All the King's Men, released in 2006, A Thousand Splendid Suns (2009).

When was "A Civil Action" released:

A Civil Action was initally released in the United States on Friday, December 25, 1998. Other films released on Friday, December 25, 1998 are Hurlyburly (dir. Anthony Drazan), La Leggenda del pianista sull'oceano (dir. Giuseppe Tornatore), and Mighty Joe Young (dir. Ron Underwood). This was twenty (20) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, April 09, 1999 in Spain; Wednesday, April 28, 1999 in France; Thursday, April 22, 1999 in Germany; Thursday, April 29, 1999 in Australia and on Saturday, February 05, 2000 in Japan.

What is the casting of "A Civil Action":

At the casting of A Civil Action we find John Travolta, previously seen in Primary Colors (1998) and Mad City (1997); Robert Duvall (Deep Impact (1998), The Gingerbread Man (1998)); Tony Shalhoub (The Siege (1998), Paulie (1998)) [ more... ]

  • Dan Hedaya and Tony Shalhoub, William H. Macy have all also be seen in Searching for Bobby Fischer, released in 1993.
  • John Travolta, Robert Duvall and John Lithgow also appeared together in Casting By, released in 2012.
  • Ned Eisenberg and John Travolta, Tony Shalhoub also appeared together in Primary Colors, released in 1998.
  • David Thornton and John Travolta, James Gandolfini have all also be seen in She's So Lovely, released in 1997.

What is the Storyline of "A Civil Action":

Environmental toxins in the city of Woburn, Massachusetts contaminate the area's water supply, and become linked to a number of deaths of neighboring children. Jan Schlichtmann (John Travolta), a cocky and successful Boston attorney who zips around town in his Porsche, and his small firm of personal injury lawyers are called upon to take legal action against those responsible.

After originally rejecting a seemingly unprofitable case, Jan finds a major environmental issue involving groundwater [...]

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