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Erin Brockovich (2000) - (Movies To See Before You Die - Biographical / Court Room Drama)
30 Apr, 2008 | Movies To See Before You Die / Biographical

ErinHighly appreciated and an OSCAR Winner movie based on a true story I was truly stunned by its basic theme, script progression and execution all together. It’s about a single woman with kids, who comes to know that a big and huge plant operating near a city is causing some serious health hazards to the people living in that area and they themselves don’t know about it since a long time. The plant has been polluting the water supply and people are dying in that area due to the same, completely unaware of the actual hidden cause for their sudden & strange medical conditions.

Julia Roberts playing the role of the energetic lady who finds out the truth, is the only one who could do it in such a convincing way. She looks pretty as well as tough handling her children and the investigation at the same time. Plus how she even uses her killing looks to facilitate the research work is elegantly conceived and shot by the intelligent director. In fact her boss is also quite amusing each time he feels helpless in front of the unanswerable Julia.
 
No doubt, an unusual kind of movie talking about something extremely shocking and scary revealing an ugly ‘corporate truth’, it never gives you a dull moment and in the end you are left asking for more enjoying the cruel tension on screen. Particularly in the climax as she wins the case, one feels like winning it personally and that is really an achievement for the entire team of writers, performers and technicians led by the talented director. One of the best court room dramas I would love to cherish again, just go for it if you haven’t seen it yet and have a hell of a time.

Directed By Steven Soderbergh
Starring : Julia Roberts & David Brisbin

Tags : Erin Brockovich, Steven Soderbergh, Julia Roberts, David Brisbin, Movies To See Before You die, Must See Movie List By Bobby Sing
30 Apr 2008 / Comment ( 2 )
suchith

The category of this film is biographical.

Bobby Sing

Yes Suchith, thanks for pointing that out dear.
It stands corrected now.

Cheers!

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