Erin Brockovich – 2000
The topic of environmental protection is one of the difficult topic to exploit in cinema, because to make an art-rich film brings a message about the environment is a challenge. However, “Erin Brockovich” can please the majority of viewers about the environment subject.
The environment is becoming an issue that is of interest to the whole world, especially the directors. Many of the works of art on this topic have been successful with winning prestigious Oscar. Erin Brockovich had received 5 Oscar nominations including Film / Director / Female / Male / Nomination / Excellent Original Screenplay. Finally, Julia Roberts won an Oscar for Best Actress.
This is one of the rare films revolving around the theme of the environment being done in an engaging way. The film has a good script, impressive acting (female lead Julia Roberts), when it opened, “Erin Brockovich” had a big won in terms of revenue. In fact, when watching a movie, the audience will be so caught up in the movie that they don’t know if they’re watching a movie about environmental issues.
The environmental aspect of “Erin Brockovich” is about an unscrupulous industrial group that poisoned the water in a residential area, causing people here to suffer from deadly diseases.
The story of the film is based on a true story, in addition to the great content of environmental topics, “Erin Brockovich” is also intriguing with the story of the vitality of the heroine of the same name. She used to be in distress when she had to feed her three children alone and still owe a debt after a traffic accident.
After finding a job at the law office, from a “failed” woman at the beginning of the film, Erin bravely pursued the same lawsuit against a poisonous discharge plant into the environment, she became a branch hero. judicial state of California. Erin alone faced the wrong to finally force the company to pay compensation to the sick.