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Meryl Streep Meryl Streep
Karen Silkwood
Kurt Russell Kurt Russell
Drew Stephens
Cher Cher
Dolly Pelliker
Craig T. Nelson Craig T. Nelson
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Diana Scarwid Diana Scarwid
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Fred Ward Fred Ward
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Ron Silver Ron Silver
Paul Stone
Charles Hallahan Charles Hallahan
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A very good movie

3 years, 8 months ago at Dec 3 7:59
Since I’m a huge fan of Meryl Streep, I was really eager to check this flick. First of all, when you read the plot, it does sound a little bit like the material they would use for a real-life TV feature but the execution was quite impressive. Indeed, it was directed by Mick Nichols, who was coming back from a 8 years break, and he really managed to mix the raw daily routine of these characters w... read more
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Based on the true story of Karen Silkwood, a rank-and-file worker at an Oklahoma plutonium factory, who was accidentally exposed to a lethal dose of radiation. Historically, the company downplayed employee's complaints about radiation sickness, much to Karen's frustration. Her own ordeal made Karen an activist. She was about to go public with evidence of dangerous conditions at the plant when she died in a mysterious car accident.
Release date: 27 January 1984
UPC: 013131088694
Tags: 1983 (3), Lesbian (2), 1980s (2), Drama (2), Biography (2), Deception (2), Conspiracy (2), Thriller (2), Injustice (1), True Story (1), Essential Cinema (1), Recommended (1), HQ (1), Suspense (1), 80's (1), Dramas (1), Whistle Blowers (1), Corruption (1), Oklahoma (1), Based On True Story (1)
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