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Title North country [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Participant Productions ; a Nick Wechlser production ; a Niki Caro Film ; produced by Nick Wechsler ; screenplay by Michael Seitzman ; directed by Niki Caro.

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


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka DVD Collection  DVD459    ---  Available
 Parsons DVD Fiction  DVD North Country    ---  Inventory in Progress
Edition Full screen ed.
Description 1 videodisc (126 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.
Access For private home use only.
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 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.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for sequences involving sexual harassment including violence and dialogue, and for language.
System Details DVD; region 1 encoding; full screen (1.33:1) presentation;
Language Closed-captioned; dialogue in English (Dolby Surround 5.1) or French (Dolby Surround 5.1) with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Subject Women iron and steel workers -- Minnesota -- Drama.
Sexual harassment of women -- Minnesota -- Drama.
Steel-works -- Minnesota -- Drama.
Construcciones metalicas -- Minnesota -- Teatro.
Discriminacion sexual contra las mujeres -- Minnesota -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Women -- Feature.
Suspense films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Theron, Charlize.
Caro, Niki, 1967-
Peterson, Elle, 1999-
Curtis, Thomas, 1991-
McDormand, Frances, 1957-
Bean, Sean.
Menges, Chris, 1940-
Santaolalla, Gustavo.
Bingham, Clara. Class action.
Leedy, Laura.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 1419802321
Standard No. 012569593398
Music No. 59339 Warner Home Video

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