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Norma Rae (1979)

110m; U.S.

Director: Martin Ritt

Cast: Sally Fields, Beau Bridges, Ron Liebman

Synopsis: Sally Fields won an Oscar for Best Actress for her portrayal of a Southern textile worker in the 1970s. ¬†Faced with problems and challenges both personal and at work, Norma Rae proves receptive to the message of a union organizer seeking to start a drive at her plant. ¬†The film is based on the real story of Crystal Lee Sutton and the ACTWU’s drive to organize JP Stevens’ plants in the South in the 1970s.

 

 

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