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Nerve-wracking: A scene from “Michael Clayton”
Nerve-wracking: A scene from “Michael Clayton”

Watch “Michael Clayton” tonight on STAR Movies

The widely acclaimed Oscar-nominated movie “Michael Clayton” is the Movie of the Month on STAR Movies. It will be aired tonight at 9. A suspense thriller, the movie boasts mind-blowing performances by George Clooney and Tilda Swinton who bagged an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.

As for the story, it revolves around a slick attorney (Clooney) working for a New York law firm. Dubbed the ‘fixer,’ his job is to clean up legal crises and protect the company’s clients from bad press or litigation. When one of the firm’s senior partners suffers a breakdown and threatens to expose the illegal activities of an important corporate client, Clayton is brought in to take care of the lawyer and nurse him back to shape. Over four eventful days, Clayton is presented with moral dilemmas and is forced to confront his own weaknesses and question his own ethics. Also starring Tom Wilkinson and Sydney Pollack.

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