All She Wanted Was To Make A Living. Instead She Made History.
The emotionally riveting drama, North Country, shares a story about a woman who finds the courage to stand up for what she believes in - even if that means standing alone. From Niki Caro, the acclaimed director of Whale Rider,North Country stars Academy Award winners Charlize Theron (Monster, The Italian Job), Frances McDormand (Almost Famous, Fargo) and Sissy Spacek (In the Bedroom), as well as strong supporting performances from Sean Bean (Flight Plan, National Treasure) and Woody Harrelson (The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio, After the Sunset).
What Josey Aimes wants is a decent job so she can put food on the table and take care of her kids. What she gets is threatened, insulted, ogled, fondled, belittled, attacked and called filthy names. “Take it like a man,” her callous male boss says. Instead, she takes it like a human being-and fights back. Charlize Theron portrays Josey in North Country, the searing story of women who broke the gender barrier laboring in hazardous Minnesota iron mines…and broke legal ground with the nation’s first class-action sexual-harassment lawsuit. Frances McDormand, Sissy Spacek, Woody Harrelson and
Sean Bean star with Theron in this emotionally explosive tale of taking on the odds to achieve what every range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.
* Stories from the North Country
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* Theatrical Trailer