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North Country

Rating:R (for sequences involving sexual harassment including violence and dialogue, and for language)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:October 21, 2005
Running time:123 minutes
Cast:Charlize Theron, Frances McDormand, Sissy Spacek, Woody Harrelson, Sean Bean
Director:Niki Caro
Producer:Nana Greenwald, Jeff Skoll, Nick Wechsler
Writer:Clara Bingham, Laura Leedy, Michael Seitzman
Distributor:Warner Bros. Pictures

Description: This true story centers on Lori Jenson, who took a job at a Minnesota iron mine in 1975. She and other female miners endured harassment from male co-workers, ranging from verbal taunts to pornographic graffiti and worse. Jenson eventually filed suit in 1984 and won a landmark legal decision.

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