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• Shooting Locations
• USA: Mar 15, 1991
DVD Release Date
• R1: Feb 1, 2005
1 hour, 50 minutes
Studio 20th Century Fox, Interscope Communications
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• Class Action
|Genre: Drama, Law, Betrayal, Courtroom|
Tagline: A father and a daughter, divided by a case, endangered by the truth.
Plot: Jedediah Tucker Ward is an esteemed trial attorney who has built his reputation defending the underdog against the huge, impenetrable corporate power structure. His daughter Maggie, also a lawyer, has more conventional aims -- namely becoming a partner in San Francisco's largest corporate law firm.
Jedediah believes that his daughter is selling out by working as a corporate attorney, but Maggie sees her father's defense of the "common man" as an excuse for self-aggrandizement on the job and negligence at home. The festering antagonism between the two comes to a head when they meet in the courtroom for a class action suit against an American auto manufacturer, where Maggie represents the car company and Jedediah represents the people.
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