Rolling Stone - 08/11/1994
"...THE CLIENT is the best and certainly the liveliest, tensest and most emotionally involving film yet of a Grisham novel..."
New York Times - 07/20/1994
"...[Countless] small, knowing touches that bring it to life....A fast, no-nonsense pace and three winning performances..."
Entertainment Weekly - 07/29/1994
"...[Jones] does grace-note riffs....A thriller like THE CLIENT doesn't need acting any better..."
Los Angeles Times - 07/20/1994
"...[Featuring] a pair of satisfying star performances..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 07/20/1995
"...There are wonderful moments in it, many of them between Sarandon and Renfro....Tommy Lee Jones is fun, too..."
In this taut legal drama a trailer-park kid witnesses the suicide of a mob lawyer and is pursued by authorities trying to find out if he knows anything. In an attempt to protect himself, the 11-year-old hires a feisty female attorney who takes up his case and develops a bond with him. Based on the novel by John Grisham. Academy Award Nominations: Best Actress--Susan Sarandon.
Based On A Novel |
Law / Lawyers |
Organized Crime |
Theatrical Release |