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A Civil Action

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Directed by [[Feature~V119912~Schindler's List~schindlerslist]] screenwriter [[Performer~P117789~Steve Zaillian~stevenzaillian]], this courtroom drama is based on a true story and non-fiction book by Jonathan Harr. The case revolves around an incident in 1979 in East Woburn, MA, where two drinking wells supplying water to the town were found to be contaminated with industrial solvents. When toxic waste was discovered later that year, suspicions arose that the local factories caused the pollution. The...more

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