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Title North country [videorecording] / Warner Bros. ; Industry Entertainment ; Participant Productions ; Nick Wechsler Productions ; produced by Nana Greenwald, Jeff Skoll, Nick Wechsler ; screenplay by Michael Seitzman ; directed by Niki Caro.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2006]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    NOR    Available
 GDL Chevy Chase Library DVD    NOR    Available
Edition Widescreen ed.
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 123 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on the book "Class action: the story of Lois Jensen and the landmark case that changed sexual harassment law" by Clara Bingham and Laura Leedy.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Special features: Deleted scenes; documentaries.
Credits Director of photography, Chris Menges ; art director, Gregory S. Hooper ; editor, David Coulson ; music, Gustavo Santaolalla ; costume designer, Cindy Evans ; production designer, Richard Hoover ; visual effects supervisor, Eric Durst.
Cast Charlize Theron, Elle Peterson, Thomas Curtis, Frances McDormand, Sean Bean, Woody Harrelson, Jeremy Renner, Richard Jenkins, Sissy Spacek.
Summary Josey Aimes needs a job and goes to work at a Minnesota iron mine after splitting with her violent husband. But the job proves to be almost as harrowing as her marriage. The male miners are resentful of women taking their jobs, so the men verbally abuse and play humiliating pranks on the female miners. After being physically assaulted by a coworker, Josey tries to fight against the harassment, but none of the other women will join her case for fear that things will only get worse. A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the U.S. - Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won a landmark 1984 lawsuit.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for sequences involving sexual harassment including violence and dialogue, and for language.
System Details DVD, region 1; widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Closed-captioned.
English dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Subject Women iron and steel workers -- Minnesota -- Drama.
Sexual harassment of women -- Minnesota -- Drama.
Steel-works -- Minnesota -- Drama.
Construcciones metálicas -- Minnesota -- Teatro.
Discriminación sexual contra las mujeres -- Minnesota -- Teatro.
Sexual harassment -- Minnesota -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films
Melodrama
Women -- Feature.
Suspense films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Caro, Niki, 1967-
Theron, Charlize
Peterson, Elle, 1999-
Curtis, Thomas, 1991-
McDormand, Frances
Bean, Sean.
Bingham, Clara. Class action.
Leedy, Laura.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 141980233X
Standard No. 012569593404
Music No. 59340 Warner Home Video

 
    
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