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Disclosure

Year: 1994
Director: Barry Levinson
Writer: Michael Chrichton
Cast: Michael Douglas, Demi Moore, Donald Sutherland

Interesting territory for Michael Crichton, famous for scientific potboilers, to enter into - office politics in the paranoid modern era.

A simple enough story - Michael Douglas is an executive who is assigned to work with old flame and new sales director of his company (Moore). When she propositions him one night but he rejects her, she accuses him of sexual harassment.

The rest of the tale is a taut drama thriller of his trying to prove his innocence, all hinging on a recording of their argument on an answering machine message.

He didn't write the screenplay but it's taut and well done like (I imagine) the novel would be, and while not as exciting as other Chrichton brainchildren that have reached the screen (Jurassic Park, Westworld), a well-executed story for adults.

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