The 9-11 Victims Compensation Fund
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Michael Keaton stars with Stanley Tucci, Amy Ryan, Tate Donovan, Shunori Ramanathan, Laura Benanti, Talia Balsam, and Chris Tardio in "Worth" from 2020.Worth is the story of the attempt by the government to manage the inevitable lawsuits that will come after the 9/11 tragedy. An attorney, Kenneth Feinberg, who wants to help, signs on pro bono to bring in 80% of the survivor families and decide on an equitable payment for each person.Feinberg and his assistant, Camille (Ryan) soon learn that it's an impossible task. They are dealing with diverse situations in each case, not to mention angry and grieving people who are convinced the government is out to cheat them.Feinberg sets up parameters, but they're a disaster. Those who discover later that they are ill from being on the scene are not eligible, gay partners are not eligible, and on and on. The big earners, represented by Tate Donovan, want their award increased...