Michael Clayton | The Tortured Path to Redemption


Have you ever learned one piece of information about a film that completely changed the lens through which you viewed that film? In this video essay, Darren shows us that rather than relying on a final plot twist, Michael Clayton gradually reveals its true nature: beneath the legal thriller lies the story of one man’s redemption.



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