Roman J. Israel, Esq., a driven, idealistic defense attorney, finds himself in a tumultuous series of events that lead to a crisis and the necessity for extreme action
BBFC: Contains infrequent strong language, moderate violence
The life of an idealistic defense attorney (Denzel Washington) is upended when his mentor, a civil rights icon, dies. After joining a firm led by one of his mentor’s former students, he begins a friendship with a young champion of equal rights (Carmen Ejogo). A turbulent series of events follow that put the activism that has defined Roman’s career to the test.