Todd Haynes, USA, 2019
with Mark Ruffalo, Anne Hathaway
The up-and-coming American lawyer Rob Bilott prefers to represent the chemical industry when he is made aware in 1998 of the large corporation DuPont, which pollutes the Ohio River with toxic waste. In the course of exhausting research he comes to the conclusion that the company is knowingly poisoning an entire city, manipulating the authorities - and that the highly lucrative plastic Teflon is at stake. What he doesn't know yet is that this is only the beginning of an epic struggle for truth and responsibility, in which the overpowering opponent is happy with every means at his disposal. - Based on true events.