Ellie Molaro (Kathleen Robertson - Murder in the First) is an investigator with the NTSB - the US federal body which determines the causes of major accidents. She becomes suspicious of the "official answers" to an oil rig disaster, spearheads a private investigation with a secret tipster named Carter (Eric Dane - The Last Ship).
Carter claims that a conspiracy of "Fixers" are behind some of the worst global disasters, all rigged to manipulate the stock market, and reap billions for a select few.
Now, their largest operation in decades is an impending, catastrophic event targeting Washington, D.C. and the only way they can succeed is if Ellie and Carter are among the casualties.
Runtime: 60 minutes
The Fixer - The Fixer (novel) - Netflix
The Fixer is a novel by Bernard Malamud published in 1966 by Farrar, Straus & Giroux. It won the U.S. National Book Award for Fiction (his second) and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. The Fixer provides a fictionalized version of the Beilis case. Menahem Mendel Beilis was a Jew unjustly imprisoned in Tsarist Russia. The “Beilis trial” of 1913 caused an international uproar and Beilis was acqitted by a jury. The book was adapted into a 1968 film of the same name starring Alan Bates (Yakov Bok) who received an Oscar nomination.
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The book was banned by the board of education of the Island Trees Union Free School District in New York, which was the subject of a U.S. Supreme Court case in 1982.