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The Resource North country, Warner Bros. ; Industry Entertainment ; Participant Productions ; Nick Wechsler Productions ; produced by Nick Wechsler ; screenplay by Michael Seitzman ; directed by Niki Caro, (videorecording)

North country, Warner Bros. ; Industry Entertainment ; Participant Productions ; Nick Wechsler Productions ; produced by Nick Wechsler ; screenplay by Michael Seitzman ; directed by Niki Caro, (videorecording)

Label
North country
Title
North country
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. ; Industry Entertainment ; Participant Productions ; Nick Wechsler Productions ; produced by Nick Wechsler ; screenplay by Michael Seitzman ; directed by Niki Caro
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for sequences involving sexual harassment including violence and dialogue, and for language
Language note
Sound tracks in English and French, with optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.W6
LC item number
N6784 2006
PerformerNote
Charlize Theron, Thomas Curtis, Frances McDormand, Sean Bean, Woody Harrelson, Jeremy Renner, Richard Jenkins, Sissy Spacek
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1967-
  • 1967-
  • 1991-
  • 1953-
  • 1958-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Caro, Niki
  • Wechsler, Nick
  • Seitzman, Michael
  • Theron, Charlize
  • Curtis, Thomas
  • McDormand, Frances
  • Bean, Sean
  • Harrelson, Woody
  • Renner, Jeremy
  • Jenkins, Richard
  • Spacek, Sissy
  • Bingham, Clara
  • Gansler, Laura Leedy
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • Warner Bros
  • Industry Entertainment
  • Participant Productions
Runtime
126
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women iron and steel workers
  • Sexual harassment of women
  • Steel-works
  • Construcciones metálicas
  • Discriminación sexual contra las mujeres
  • Feature films
  • Feature films
  • DVDs
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
North country, Warner Bros. ; Industry Entertainment ; Participant Productions ; Nick Wechsler Productions ; produced by Nick Wechsler ; screenplay by Michael Seitzman ; directed by Niki Caro, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm62460052
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (126 min.)
Isbn
9781419802331
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569593404
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
59340
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1; widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
North country, Warner Bros. ; Industry Entertainment ; Participant Productions ; Nick Wechsler Productions ; produced by Nick Wechsler ; screenplay by Michael Seitzman ; directed by Niki Caro, (videorecording)
Publication
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm62460052
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (126 min.)
Isbn
9781419802331
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569593404
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
59340
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1; widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
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