Norma Rae(1979)

Directors : Martin Ritt

Synopsis :

Norma Rae is a southern textile worker employed in a factory with intolerable working conditions. This concern about the situation gives her the gumption to be the key associate to a visiting labor union organizer. Together, they undertake the difficult, and possibly dangerous, struggle to unionize her factory.

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Sally Field took home this Oscar for this amazing performance.

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