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  • Roman J. Israel, Esq., a driven, idealistic defense attorney, finds himself in a tumultuous series of events that lead to a crisis and the necessity for extreme action.

  • ROMAN J. ISRAEL, ESQ. is a dramatic thriller set in the underbelly of the overburdened Los Angeles criminal court system. Denzel Washington stars as Roman Israel, a driven, idealistic defense attorney who, through a tumultuous series of events, finds himself in a crisis that leads to extreme action. Colin Farrell costars as the monied, cutthroat lawyer who recruits Roman to his firm.

  • Attorney Roman J. Israel is no heroic legal advocate like you see in Hollywood movies. Slouched, he walks with a galumphing, bear-like saunter. He's instantly recognizable not from his cinematic good looks and slick grooming, but by his ill-fitting sports coat and ancient headphones. He lives alone, frittering away the hours listening to classic jazz, eating peanut-butter sandwiches and calling in complaints to Los Angeles' noise control offices. He's awkward before he even opens his mouth. And when he finally does? Even his closest associates would like him to close it again. Quickly.

  • Roman J. Israel is a lawyer working for $500 a week at a small law firm in Los Angeles. In his two-partner office, Israel is responsible for preparing briefs, often focusing on the civil rights of their defendants, while William Jackson, the firm's owner and a well-respected professor, focuses on the courtroom appearances that Israel struggles with. Israel has spent years developing a brief that he believes will bring social reform to the unfair use of plea-bargaining to induce guilty pleas in the justice system. Though short on interpersonal skills, Israel is gifted with a phenomenal memory as well as strong personal convictions on the meaning of justice, which he has pursued at the expense of family..

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