Roman J. Israel, Esq

by Jennifer Fox

Written in English
Published: Pages: 122 Downloads: 932
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  • Criminal defense lawyers
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    Denzel Washington stars as Roman Israel, a driven, idealistic defense attorney who, through a tumultuous series of events, finds himself in a crisis that leads to extreme action.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesContainer of (work): Roman J. Israel, Esq. (Motion picture), Container of (expression): Roman J. Israel, Esq. (Motion picture). French.
    StatementColumbia Pictures presents ; in association with Marco Media [and others] ; a Jennifer Fox/Escape Artists production ; produced by Jennifer Fox, Todd Black, Denzel Washington ; written and directed by Dan Gilroy
    ContributionsFarrell, Colin, 1976- actor, Ejogo, Carmen, 1974- actor, Columbia Pictures, Marco Media (Firm), Escape Artists (Firm), Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1997.2 .R66 2018
    The Physical Object
    Format[videorecording] /
    Pagination1 videodisc (approximately 122 min.)
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26948300M
    OCLC/WorldCa1018479819

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stars Denzel Washington in the title role, as a quirky legal savant in Los Angeles dedicated to social justice. When his boss and mentor, a civil rights activist, dies, Roman reluctantly goes to work for the big law firm that his mentor’s family gives the small firm’s : Stephanie Mott.

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falters in the most disappointing way. For all of the intensity, great acting, and strong message, this Crime/Drama just doesn't prove its case well. Here’s the official synopsis for Roman J. Israel, Esq.: Roman J. Israel is an idealistic, introverted attorney who has worked for years behind the scenes.

But. That’s lost in “Roman J. Israel, Esq.,” because Washington keeps pulling the focus away. Only Farrell has the acting energy to avoid being totally eclipsed by Washington’s efforts.