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Academy Award winner Charlize Theron (Monster) teams with Niki Caro, theaward-winning screenwriter and director of Whale Rider, for thisfictionalized version of the first successful legal prosecution of asexual-harassment case in the United States.After fleeing from her abusive husband, young mother Josey Aimes(Theron) returns home to Minnesota, where she finds work in the ironmines. Josey refuses to endure the frequent sexual innuendoes andunwelcome physical contact that her male co-workers inflict on thewomen. When her complaints to the mine owners fall on deaf ears, Joseyseeks a legal remedy, becoming the key plaintiff in a class actionlawsuit that leads to the first sexual harassment ruling in UnitedStates judicial history.]]>
Frances McDormand and Charlize
Theron in North Country.
Pat Hollywood fare. Predictable every step of the way. Well acted.Published 13 days ago by Lisa Rainbird
With Charlize Theron, how can you go wrong. What a strong actor she is, and this movie is one of her best. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amelia
Movies like this are important to show people what courage and integrity means, and how to keep from being a coward. Read morePublished 2 months ago by S. White
Having just visited that area of Minnesota I really wanted to see the movie.
It was excellent and very well acted. Read more