Dark Waters

Dark Waters - The GBY

This is the year of films based on magazine articles.  Dark Waters, based on The New York Times Magazine article “The Lawyer Who Became DuPont’s Worst Nightmare” was a revelation all around.  All I could think of was “Why didn’t I hear this story on the news?”.    It came out of nowhere, suddenly I am seeing trailers for a movie starring Anne Hathaway (Ocean’s Eight) and Mark Ruffalo (Avengers: Endgame), two actors I like to stalk.   The subject matter seemed to be a little dry, but the film was surprisingly gripping.  Bill Pullman, Tim Robbins, Mare Winningham and Victor Garber fill out the cast with style.  Some of the actual people have cameo’s in the film.

Our Rating for “Dark Waters”:

4 Cupcakes - The GBY

Official Trailer for “Dark Waters”:

Official Synopsis for “Dark Waters”:

A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against a chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution.


Principal Cast Anne Hathaway, Mark Ruffalo, Bill Pullman, Tim Robbins, Victor Garber
Director Todd Haynes
Screenwriter Matthew Michael Carnahan, Mario Correo, based on the magazine article by Nathaniel Rich
Cinematographer Edward Lachman
Editor Affonso Gonçalves
 Production Companies Participant, Killer Films
Run Time 126 minutes
Genre Biography, Drama, History
Premier November 22, 2019

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