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by  Michael Weller

Full Length Play, Drama  /  9m, 4f

"A very revealing play....I enjoyed it." - The New York Times

A prominent law firm in the Southwest suffers a crisis of conscience when caught between the demands of a huge industrial client and a pro bono environmental group. The firm's idealistic leader, Bennett Traube, struggles to keep his colleagues on tra…

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A prominent law firm in the Southwest suffers a crisis of conscience when caught between the demands of a huge industrial client and a pro bono environmental group. The firm's idealistic leader, Bennett Traube, struggles to keep his colleagues on track while negotiating firm politics, career choices and the appeals of a provocative, driven environmental attorney. Based on a true story, this gripping drama takes a cinematic journey into boardrooms, barrooms, National Parks, corporate offices, hotel rooms and a mansion copied from a Scottish castle. It paints a vivid and unusual portrait of lawyers trying to make ethical choices under enormous pressure.
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"A very revealing play....I enjoyed it." - The New York Times

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Michael Weller

Michael Weller studied music composition at Brandeis University, then worked as a jazz pianist before taking his graduate degree in theater at the University of Manchester, England. His best-known plays are Moonchildren, Fishing, Loose Ends and Spoils Of War. His films include Hair and Ragtime and a teleplay of Spoils ...

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