Philadelphia / TriStar Pictures ; a Clinica Estetico Production ; written by Ron Nyswaner ; produced by Edward Saxon and Jonathan Demme ; directed by Jonathan Demme Tri-Star Pictures

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Creator
Tri-Star Pictures
Subjects
Feature films.; AIDS (Disease) - Patients - Legal status, laws, etc - United States - Drama.; Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Audience
General; Adult; Adolescent
Summary
A young Philadelphia lawyer stricken with AIDS seeks assistance from a homophobic personal injury attorney when a prestigious Philadelphia law firm fires him for incompetence. "Hailed as a landmark film that dazzles with deep emotion and exceptional acting, Philadelphia stars Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington as two competing lawyers who join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops, their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries."--Back of container.
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https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/9087138
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9087138

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