ROMAN J. ISRAEL, ESQ.
DAN GILROY | USA | 2017 | 129 MIN | PG-13
ROMAN J. ISRAEL, ESQ. is set in the underbelly of the overburdened Los Angeles criminal court system. Denzel Washington stars as a driven, idealistic defense attorney whose life is upended when his mentor, a civil rights icon, dies. When he is recruited to join a firm led by one of the legendary man’ s former students – the ambitious lawyer George Pierce (Colin Farrell) – and begins a friendship with a young champion of equal rights (Carmen Ejogo), a turbulent series of events ensue that will put the activism that has defined Roman’s career to the test.
Cast: Denzel Washington, Colin Farrell