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Class Action
Directed by:
Michael Apted

Released on March 15 of 1991 in the USA, "Class Action" (also known as "Gesetz der Macht, Das", "Conflitto di classe") is a Drama film directed by Michael Apted . Gene Hackman and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio are starring, alongside Colin Friels, Joanna Merlin, Donald Moffat and Jan Rubes.

A father and a daughter, divided by a case, endangered by the truth.

Who is the director of "Class Action":

Class Action was directed by Michael Apted, an English director, and producer.

Before Class Action, Michael Apted had directed Gorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian Fossey, released in 1988, Critical Condition (1987), Firstborn (1984), Gorky Park (1983), Continental Divide (1981), and Coal Miner's Daughter (1980). Since, he directed Thunderheart, released in 1992, Blink (1994), Nell (1994), Extreme Measures (1996), The World Is Not Enough (1999), and Enigma (2001).

When was "Class Action" released:

Class Action was first released in the United States on Friday, March 15, 1991. Also released on this day were Guilty by Suspicion (dir. Irwin Winkler), If Looks Could Kill (dir. William Dear), The Perfect Weapon (dir. Mark DiSalle), and True Colors (dir. Herbert Ross). This was twenty-eight (28) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, May 08, 1991 in France; Friday, May 17, 1991 in Spain and on Thursday, April 25, 1991 in Australia.

What is the cast of "Class Action":

At the casting of Class Action we find Gene Hackman, previously seen in Postcards from the Edge (1990) and Loose Cannons (1990); Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (Fools of Fortune (1990), The Abyss (1989)); Colin Friels (Darkman (1990), Grievous Bodily Harm (1988)) [ more... ]

  • Gene Hackman, Fred Dalton Thompson and Joan McMurtrey also appeared in No Way Out, released in 1987.
  • Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Joanna Merlin also appeared together in Two Bits, released in 1995.
  • Fred Dalton Thompson and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio also appeared together in White Sands, released in 1992.
  • Matt Clark and Donald Moffat also appeared in The Terminal Man, released in 1974.

What is the Storyline of "Class Action":

The story is about a lawsuit concerning injuries caused by a defective automobile. The suit takes on a personal dimension because the injured plaintiff's attorney, Jedediah Tucker Ward (Gene Hackman) discovers that the automobile manufacturer's attorney Maggie Ward (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio) is his estranged daughter. The central premise of the film is roughly analogous to the controversy surrounding the Ford Pinto.

Jedediah Ward is a liberal civil rights lawyer who has based his career on helping [...]

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