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3,187 Ratings

Michael Clayton

Directed by Tony Gilroy
United States, 2007


A high-priced law firm brings in their “fixer,” Michael Clayton, when one of their lawyers has a nervous breakdown, putting a multi-billion dollar class action suit in jeopardy. Winner of the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for Tilda Swinton.

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Michael Clayton Directed by Tony Gilroy

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2008 | Winner: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

2008 | 6 nominations including: Best Motion Picture of the Year

Critics reviews

It’s a great film because underneath the stylishness, the performances, the dialogue, and the closed-circuit plotting, underneath everything that got it nominated for seven Academy Awards, is the mute, heaven-pummeling, gaping-like-a-baby unformed vowel of a human soul crying out.
November 06, 2017
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