The Pelican Brief

In this slow, talky adaptation of John Grisham's best-seller, Alan Pakula--director of subtle and suspenseful thrillers like KLUTE and ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN--is undone by the stubborn shortcomings of his source material. Grisham's ramshackle plot has no suspense, yields no surprises, and demands almost constant explanations to get to its ending. more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (1 Credit)
Source (1 Credit)
Producer (2 Credits)
Assoc. Producer (1 Credit)
Donald Laventhal
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Stephen Goldblatt
Editor (2 Credits)
Tom Rolf
Trudy Ship
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Production Designer (1 Credit)
Art Director (1 Credit)
Robert Guerra
Set Decorator (4 Credits)
Monroe Kelly
Rick Simpson
Sarah Stollman
Costumes (1 Credit)
Albert Wolsky
Casting (1 Credit)
Alixe Gordon
Special Effects (3 Credits)
Connie Brink
Lynda Lemon
Sound (1 Credit)
James J. Sabat
Make Up (3 Credits)
Edna M. Sheen
Neal Martz
Stunts (1 Credit)
Doug Coleman