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An attorney in Washington D.C. battles against cynicism, bureaucracy and politics to help the victims of 9/11.


In Worth (2020), an attorney from Washington D.C. finds himself embroiled in a fierce struggle against cynicism, bureaucracy, and politics in an effort to help the victims of the tragic 9/11 attacks. Directed by Sara Colangelo, this gripping drama sheds light on the aftermath of this devastating event, exploring the ethical and emotional dilemmas faced by those seeking rightful compensation.

The story follows Kenneth Feinberg (portrayed by Michael Keaton), a dedicated lawyer tasked with administering the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. As he navigates the complex legal system, Feinberg encounters opposition from grieving families who seek justice for their lost loved ones, while also facing resistance from powerful government officials hesitant to part with significant funds. Determined to assign a value to each victim's life, Feinberg must confront his own personal demons and reconcile the challenges of balancing empathy with the necessary rules and regulations.

Worth delves into the transformative journey of Feinberg, highlighting the human stories behind the statistics. As he forms connections with the grieving families, the film explores themes of compassion, resilience, and the pursuit of justice in the face of overwhelming adversity.

With a nuanced portrayal by Michael Keaton and powerful performances from an ensemble cast including Stanley Tucci and Amy Ryan, Worth offers an emotional and thought-provoking exploration of one man's quest to provide solace and restitution to those affected by one of the most tragic events in American history.

Also Known As:

What Is Life Worth

Release Date:

03 Sep 2021


Max Borenstein