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North country / [presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures in association with Participant Productions ; produced by Nick Wechsler ; screenplay by Michael Seitzman ; directed by Niki Caro.

Wechsler, Nick. (Added Author). Caro, Niki, 1967- (Added Author). Seitzman, Michael, 1967- (Added Author). Theron, Charlize. (Added Author). Curtis, Thomas, 1991- (Added Author). McDormand, Frances. (Added Author). Bean, Sean. (Added Author). Jenkins, Richard, 1947- (Added Author). Renner, Jeremy (Added Author). Monaghan, Michelle. (Added Author). Harrelson, Woody. (Added Author). Spacek, Sissy (Added Author). Menges, Chris, 1940- (Added Author). Santaolalla, Gustavo. (Added Author). Bingham, Clara. Class action. (Added Author). Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ) (Added Author). Participant Productions. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Charlize Theron, Frances McDormand, Sean Bean, Richard Jenkins, Jeremy Renner, Michelle Monaghan, Thomas Curtis, Woody Harrelson, Sissy Spacek. (Cast).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 141980233X
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (126 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen ed.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2006]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Dual-layer format.
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 Gansler.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Special features: making-of documentary, Stories from the North country; additional scenes; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
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.
Director of photography, Chris Menges ; film editor, David Coulson ; music, Gustavo Santaolalla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Charlize Theron, Frances McDormand, Sean Bean, Richard Jenkins, Jeremy Renner, Michelle Monaghan, Thomas Curtis, Woody Harrelson, Sissy Spacek.
Summary, etc.:
Josey Aimes needs a job and goes to work at a Minnesota steel 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.
Target Audience Note:
Rated R; for sequences involving sexual harassment including violence and dialogue, and for language.
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen presentation, Dolby digital surround sound 5.1.
Language Note:
English or French language tracks with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
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: Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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