North Country Synopsis
A woman suffers from a range of abuse while at work. She files a lawsuit and wins.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
After "Monster," here is another extraordinary role from an actress [Theron] who has the beauty of a fashion model but has found resources...
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88

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
It infuriated me. It broke my heart. It convinced me that Caro, who's from New Zealand, is a strong, clear-voiced filmmaker
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
What gives North Country urgency is that it's about how a man comes to understand that it's bad for him and for his community to deny his...
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75

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
North Country may be a simplistic account of a hard-won battle, but it will have audiences cheering.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
Richard Jenkins gives the standout supporting performance, worthy of Oscar consideration, as Josey's father, a miner unable to conceal his...
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75

USA Today

By Mike Clark
The milieu here is unforgiving, which makes fighting for basic rights important. You get a sense of why Bob Dylan -- who performs on this...
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Might have been richer, tougher, more honestly liberal if it had revealed a few more shades of gray among the men.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The issue of sexual politics so dominates the story that it's a relief when an emotional showdown involves family rather than workplace...
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50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Any similarities between Josey and Lois Jenson, the real woman who made Eveleth Mines pay for their sins in a landmark 1988 class-action...
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
A long, slow slog through what could have been, and should have been, a more absorbing story.
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Loved it..

By Jimdawg
I thought this movie had a very touching story line to it and soemthing that goes on in every workplace. It shows how most women are treated when taking on blue collar jobs and this probably still...

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Rated R | For sequences involving sexual harassment including violence and dialogue, and for language
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 15+ Excellent, moving, but for mature audiences only.
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