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The Rainmaker

6.5
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Original title
The Rainmaker
Year
Running time
135 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Francis Ford Coppola (Novel: John Grisham)
Music
Elmer Bernstein
Cinematography
John Toll
Cast
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Producer
Paramount Pictures / Constellation Films
Genre
Mystery. Drama | Courtroom Drama
Movie Groups
John Grisham Adaptations
New
Synopsis / Plot
An ageing couple whose son is dying rely on an unemployed lawyer, Rudy Baylor, to generate the funds needed for an operation which may just save his life. As time passes, Rudy cultivates a strong hatred for corporate America at the same time as falling in love with a broken young woman. Can he keep his mind on the job of saving a boy's life, or will these recent fixations prove to be too much of a distraction?
Awards
1997: Golden Globes: Nominated Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture (Jon Voight)
1997: National Board of Review: Top Ten Films
1997: Satellite Awards: Nominated Best Supporting Actor Drama (Danny DeVito)
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