Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, c2007.
Special collector's ed. ; widescreen version.
1 videodisc (135 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Includes English and dubbed French language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, Portuguese or Spanish.
Title from container.
Matt Damon, Claire Danes, Jon Voight, Mary Kay Place, Mickey Rourke, Danny DeVito.
Narrator, Michael Herr.
Producers, Michael Douglas, Steven Reuther and Fred Fuchs ; screenplay, Francis Ford Coppola ; director, Francis Ford Coppola ; director of photography, John Toll ; editor, Barry Malkin ; music, Elmer Bernstein.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Based on the novel by John Grisham.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for a strong beating and elements of domestic abuse.
Rudy is a young lawyer fresh out of college who takes the case of his life. He is the only hope of an elderly couple whose insurance company will not pay for an operation that could save their son's life. Rudy takes on this client in his first case after the head of his law office has to hide because he's wanted by the feds. He must overcome many obstacles inside and outside the courtroom as he attempts to find out what it means to be a lawyer and how far you have to go before you become a sell-out.
Special features: Commentary by director Francis Ford Coppola and actor Danny DeVito; watch 'The rainmaker' with Francis Ford Coppola; Francis Ford Coppola directs John Grisham's The rainmaker; deleted scenes; includes extended beginning; alternate ending; 'The rainmaker' screen tests.
MW, 8-09; 11-14(rpl)
John Grisham's The rainmaker
Rainmaker (Motion picture : 1997)
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