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Basic Info Rusty's rating: 76
Category: Bio/History, DramaNotable as: DramaSub-Category: biographical film, drama film, LGBT-related filmRuntime: 129 - 131 minutesColor: colorLanguage: EnglishCountry: United StatesFilming location: New MexicoDirector: Mike NicholsScreenwriter: Nora Ephron, Alice ArlenMusic: Georges DelerueCinematography: Miroslav OndříčekStars: Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, Cher, Craig T. Nelson, Fred Ward, Diana Scarwid, Ron Silver, Charles Hallahan, Josef Sommer, Sudie Bond Producer: Michael HausmanStudio: American Broadcasting CompanyAward nominations: Academy Award for Best Actress (Meryl Streep)
Academy Award for Best Director (Mike Nichols)
Academy Award for Best Film Editing (Sam O'Steen)
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (Cher)
Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay (Nora Ephron, Alice Arlen)
Award details: (details at IMDb)
Description

Silkwood is a 1983 American drama film directed by Mike Nichols. The screenplay by Nora Ephron and Alice Arlen was inspired by the life of Karen Silkwood. Silkwood was a nuclear whistleblower and a labor union activist who died in a suspicious car accident while investigating alleged wrongdoing at the Kerr-McGee plutonium plant where she worked. In real life, her death was vindicated in a victorious 1979 lawsuit, Silkwood v. Kerr-McGee, led by attorney Daniel Sheehan and other founding members of the Christic Institute. The jury rendered its verdict of $10 million in damages to be paid to the Silkwood estate, the largest amount in damages ever awarded for that kind of case at the time. The Silkwood estate eventually settled for $1.3 million.


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