The Pelican Brief

The Pelican Brief

by Alan J. Pakula
     
 
Based on the best-seller by John Grisham, Alan J. Pakula's film stars Julia Roberts as law student Darby Shaw, who stumbles onto information linking the murders of two Supreme Court Justices. After her law professor boyfriend Thomas Callahan (Sam Shepard) is murdered, Darby must go underground; on the run, a reporter (Denzel Washington) helps her piece together

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Based on the best-seller by John Grisham, Alan J. Pakula's film stars Julia Roberts as law student Darby Shaw, who stumbles onto information linking the murders of two Supreme Court Justices. After her law professor boyfriend Thomas Callahan (Sam Shepard) is murdered, Darby must go underground; on the run, a reporter (Denzel Washington) helps her piece together the conspiracy. -- Jason Ankeny, All-Movie Guide

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Variety
This crackling thriller will have a long, prosperous box-office flight.

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ISBN-13:
9780790721682
Publisher:
Warner Home Video

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