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Harlan County, U.S.A.

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:October 18, 1976
Running time:103 minutes
Cast:Norman Yarborough, Houston Elmore, Phil Sparks, John Corcoran, John O'Leary
Director:Barbara Kopple
Producer:Barbara Kopple
Distributor:Cinema 5 Distributing

Description: This film chronicles the bitter and violent struggle waged by coal miners during a strike in 1973 in Eastern Kentucky against the Eastover Mining Company. The story focuses on the miners and their families' fight for decent living standards in an area where many still live in shacks with no indoor plumbing and work at jobs with little security and dangerous conditions.

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