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"Roman J. Israel, Esq." Passes

  • AMC River East 21 322 East Illinois Street Chicago, IL, 60611 United States (map)

Release Date: November 10 in NYC and LA; Nationwide on November 22
Written and Directed by: Dan Gilroy
Cast: Denzel Washington, Colin Farrell

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. 

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