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The Case Against 8 (2014)

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Synopsis

An inside look at the groundbreaking Supreme Court case that overturned Proposition 8, California’s ban on same-sex marriage. Five years in the making, the film chronicles the struggle that changed history. With exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the legal team of conservative Ted Olson and liberal David Boies, who previously faced off as opposing counsel in Bush v. Gore, along with the four plaintiffs in the suit, the film provides an account of the battle that effectively ended marriage discrimination in California.

Metrics

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Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
92% - Fresh
Audience
88% - Upright

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: June 6th, 2014 (Limited) by HBO Documentary Films
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 112 minutes
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Keywords: Political, Agitprop, LGBT, Courtroom Drama, LGBT Rights Movement
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Tripod Media Productions, Moore's Filmed Goods and Services
Production Countries: United States

Cast

Ted Olson    Himself
David Boies    Himself
Chad Griffin    Himself
Kris Perry    Herself
Sandy Stier    Herself
Jeffrey Zarrillo    Himself
Paul Katami    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Director   
Producer    Ben Cotner
Producer    Ryan White
Executive Producer    Sheila Nevins
Supervising Producer    Sara Bernstein
Editor    Kate Amend
Composer    Blake Neely
Co-Producer    Rebekah Fergusson
Co-Producer    Jessica Lawson
Associate Producer    Carin Bortz
Associate Editor    Helen Kearns

Limited Releases: Earning Your Trust

June 6th, 2014

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It's a pretty good week for limited releases with a few films that are earning good reviews and strong buzz. This includes The Case Against 8 (Reviews), but documentaries are rarely break-out hits. Borgman is earning very strong reviews and the buzz is good, but it is too bizarre for mainstream audiences. This leaves Obvious Child (Reviews) as the most likely break-out hit on this week's list. On the other hand, I really want to see Trust Me (Reviews), but I'm a Fanboy of a particularly strong type and Clark Gregg is part of my preferred Fandom. More...

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