The Resource North country, [presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures in association with Participant Productions ; produced by Nick Wechsler ; screenplay by Michael Seitzman ; directed by Niki Caro, (videorecording)

North country, [presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures in association with Participant Productions ; produced by Nick Wechsler ; screenplay by Michael Seitzman ; directed by Niki Caro, (videorecording)

Label
North country
Title
North country
Statement of responsibility
[presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures in association with Participant Productions ; produced by Nick Wechsler ; screenplay by Michael Seitzman ; directed by Niki Caro
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • 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
Credits note
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
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for sequences involving sexual harassment including violence and dialogue, and for language
Language note
English or dubbed French language track with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.W6
LC item number
N6784 2006
PerformerNote
Charlize Theron, Frances McDormand, Sean Bean, Richard Jenkins, Jeremy Renner, Michelle Monaghan, Thomas Curtis, Woody Harrelson, Sissy Spacek
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1967-
  • 1967-
  • 1991-
  • 1947-
  • 1940-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wechsler, Nick
  • Caro, Niki
  • Seitzman, Michael
  • Theron, Charlize
  • Curtis, Thomas
  • McDormand, Frances
  • Bean, Sean
  • Jenkins, Richard
  • Renner, Jeremy
  • Monaghan, Michelle
  • Harrelson, Woody
  • Spacek, Sissy
  • Menges, Chris
  • Santaolalla, Gustavo
  • Bingham, Clara
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Participant Productions
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
126
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bingham, Clara
  • Women iron and steel workers
  • Sexual harassment of women
  • Steel-works
  • Construcciones metálicas
  • Discriminación sexual contra las mujeres
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
North country, [presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures in association with Participant 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 Gansler
  • Videodisc release of a 2005 motion picture
  • Special features: making-of documentary: Stories from the North country; additional scenes; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
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 control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm62460052
  • (OCoLC)62460052
  • (OCoLC)942043
System details
DVD, region 1, letterboxed widescreen presentation, enhanced for widescreen TVs; Dolby Digital surround 5.1, dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
North country, [presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures in association with Participant 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 Gansler
  • Videodisc release of a 2005 motion picture
  • Special features: making-of documentary: Stories from the North country; additional scenes; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
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 control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm62460052
  • (OCoLC)62460052
  • (OCoLC)942043
System details
DVD, region 1, letterboxed widescreen presentation, enhanced for widescreen TVs; Dolby Digital surround 5.1, dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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