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Dark Waters (2019)Dark Waters (2019)

Dark Waters (2019)

Mark Ruffalo excels in an outrageous but important story

Drama, History, Thriller

best
THE VERY BEST

8.0

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United States, United States of America
English
Dramatic, Thought-provoking, True-story-based
2019
Todd Haynes
Abi Van Andel, Aidan Brogan, Amy Morse
127 min

Synopsis

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A tenacious attorney uncovers a dark secret that connects a growing number of unexplained deaths to one of the world's largest corporations. In the process, he risks everything — his future, his family, and his own life — to expose the truth.

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The Staff

Mark Ruffalo, Anne Hathaway, and Tim Robbins star in this well-executed and eye-opening drama based on a true story. Robert Bilott (Ruffalo) is a successful corporate lawyer in New York. He is visited by a distressed farmer from his hometown in Cincinnati whose cows have been developing strange behaviors and diseases. Robert decides to take on this case in what will become one of the biggest class-action lawsuits in the country: the use of cancerous chemicals by the company that commercializes Teflon (the stuff in pans). Excellent acting in an incredibly frustrating but necessary story that will trouble you more than any other legal thriller you have watched in the past: prepare to be outraged (and throw away your pans).

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