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Michael Clayton

Stylish Academy Award-winning thriller.

Michael Clayton is a high-priced law firm's problem fixer. He is brought in to clean up the mess after one of the firm's top litigators suffers a breakdown while representing a corrupt chemical corporation in a multi-billion dollar legal suit. With the case in jeopardy, Clayton is under pressure to resolve the situation and appease the firm's clients, represented by chief legal counsel Karen Crowder. Having discovered the seriousness of the chemical company's iniquities, Clayton finds himself torn between his desire to do the right thing and a pressing need to pay off spiralling personal debts.

Release date:

1 hour, 59 minutes

On TV

Wednesday 23:45
BBC One except Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland HD, Scotland, Scotland HD, Wales, Wales HD

Credits

Role Contributor
Michael ClaytonGeorge Clooney
Arthur EdensTom Wilkinson
Karen CrowderTilda Swinton
Marty BachSydney Pollack
DirectorTony Gilroy
Barry GrissomMichael O'Keefe
Mr GreerDenis O'Hare
Mrs GreerJulie White
Henry ClaytonAustin Williams
IvyJennifer Van Dyck
GeraldFrank Wood
AnnaMerritt Wever
Gene ClaytonSean Cullen
WriterTony Gilroy
ProducerJennifer Fox
ProducerKerry Orent
ProducerSydney Pollack
ProducerSteven Samuels
ComposerJames Newton Howard
Director of photographyRobert Elswit