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North Country (2005)

Author: Niki CaroMichael SeitzmanChris MengesGustavo SantaolallaSissy SpacekAll authors
Publisher: הד ארצי/Warner Brothers,
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
Database:WorldCat
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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  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Niki Caro; Michael Seitzman; Chris Menges; Gustavo Santaolalla; Sissy Spacek; Charlize Theron; Thomas Curtis; Frances McDormand; Sean Bean; Richard Jenkins; Jeremy Renner; Michelle Monaghan; Woody Harrelson
OCLC Number: 745374042
Language Note: Subtitles: English, Arabic, Dutch, Hebrew, Icelandic, English for the hearing impaired, Off.
Notes: 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.
Special features: play movie, scene selections, Stories from the North country, additional scenes, theatrical trailer, languages.
Credits: Scriptwriter: Michael Seitzman.
Photography: Chris Menges.
Music: Gustavo Santaolalla.
Cast: Charlize Theron, Frances McDormand, Sean Bean, Richard Jenkins, Jeremy Renner, Michelle Monaghan, Thomas Curtis, Woody Harrelson, Sissy Spacek.
Event notes: Videodisc release of a 2005 motion picture.
Description: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, zone 2, 5, Dolby digital surround 5.1.
Responsibility: directed by Niki Caro.

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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.

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