INT. DR. JAFFE'S OFFICE - DAY
Uh, but you have no actual medical
No. I have kids. Learned a lot right
there. I've seen nurses give my son
a throat culture. I mean what is it --
throat and wait. Or a urine analysis,
Yes, I understand.
And, I mean, I'm great with people.
Of course, you'd have to observe me
to know for sure, but trust me on
that one. I'm extremely fast learner.
I mean, you show me what to do in a
lab once, and I've got it down.
which, in fact, she was. Tall in a mini skirt, legs crossed,
are not based on subtlety.
...for instance, at one point I wanted
to be an engineer, so I was working
in Irvine. I fell madly in love with
I learned how to read maps. I love
maps. Did you know our present system
for map-making dates back to the
ancient Greeks in like the third
Anyway, I was at the company and --
this is interesting, actually -- I
assistant, part of the Alaskan
...But I lost that job because my
son came down with the Chicken Pox
and 104 temperature and my ex-husband
was useless, so... ya know... But
what I want to tell you is I, uh...
school. That was my first interest
really... but then I, you know, got
married... had a kid too young and...
that kind of blew it for me...
Erin Brockovich (2000)
Synopsis: Erin Brockovich is a 2000 biographical film directed by Steven Soderbergh and written by Susannah Grant. The film is a dramatization of the true story of Erin Brockovich, portrayed by Julia Roberts, who fought against the energy corporation Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E). The film was a box office success, and critical reaction was positive.