AFI MOVIE CLUB KATIE HOLMES ANNOUNCES ERIN BROCKOVICH
Friday, May 29, 2020
WHAT: Katie Holmes announces today’s AFI Movie Club selection: ERIN BROCKOVICH. The film, written by AFI alum Susannah Grant (Class of 1991), was named one of the Top 10 films of 2000 by AFI. The crusading protagonist ranks #31 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Heroes and Villains list, and the film also appears at #73 on AFI’s list of the most inspiring films.
DID YOU KNOW? The real Erin Brockovich and Ed Masry appear very briefly in the film in a restaurant scene. She plays a waitress and he is a customer in a booth adjacent to Julia Roberts. Watch this exclusive clip from the AFI Archive in which the real-life Brockovich discusses the film.
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