North Country All she wanted was to make a living. Instead she made history.

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2005 | R | Crime Drama

Charlize Theron plays single mom Josey Aimes, who rallies her female coworkers to rise above unfair treatment they face at a local mining company. Frances McDormand plays Glory, Josey's closest friend... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, October 21, 2005

On DVD

Tuesday, February 21, 2006

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DIRECTOR

Niki Caro

Screenwriter

Clara Bingham
Laura Leedy
Michael Seitzman

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Rating MPAA

R for sequences involving sexual harassment including violence and dialogue, and language

Storyline

Charlize Theron plays single mom Josey Aimes, who rallies her female coworkers to rise above unfair treatment they face at a local mining company. Frances McDormand plays Glory, Josey's closest friend; Sissy Spacek and Richard Jenkins are Josey's parents, Alice and Hank; Sean Bean plays Glory's boyfriend Kyle; Woody Harrelson is Josey's lawyer, Bill White; Jeremy Renner is Bobby, a mineworker and Josey's former classmate; and Michelle Monaghan plays Sherry, Josey's fellow mineworker.

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Inspired by the book titled "Class Action: The Story of Lois Jenson and the Landmark Case That Changed Sexual Harassment Law," by Clara Bingham and Laura Leedy Gansler.
Also Known As
  • Class Action: The Story of Lois Jenson

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