A Civil Action (1998)
A political lawsuit ensues after eight Boston families lose children to leukemia and blame the toxic dumping of two local corporations. Jan Schlittman risks finances and his career to fight for the dead children's families. Based on Jonathan Harr's book.
Director: Steven Zaillian
Writer: Jonathan Harr (book), Steven Zaillian
Cast: John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kathleen Quinlan, John Lithgow
Production Company: Walt Disney Productions/Touchstone Pictures
Filming Locations: Boston, Dedham, Jamaica Plain, Waltham, Northbridge, and Palmer, Massachusetts; Fenway Park, Boston Public Garden, Beacon Hill.
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