The Client (1994)

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  • Der Klient Alternative

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Based on the novel by John Grisham. When an 11 year-old boy discovers the secrets of a mafia boss he finds himself being pursued by a posse of killers who want to shut him up, and a team of politically motivated attorneys who want him to tell all. He is alone, scared and in need of help. A female lawyer is smart and tough enough to help him, but the question is whether she can keep him safe long enough to prove that he is telling the truth.

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