DVD Silkwood [DVD] [] [1998] [Multilingual] [Region 1] (DVD 43913),
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Silkwood [DVD] [] [1998] [Multilingual] [Region 1]

  • R
  • DVD
  • 1 disc
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • This dramatic film is based on the true story of Karen Silkwood, a rank-and-file worker at a 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. When she was about to go public with evidence of the company's poor safety record, the corporate powers went to extreme lengths to ensure that Karen's story was never told.
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 1005339

  • Credits
    Meryl Streep, Mary Louise Streep, Kurt Russell
  • Critic Reviews
    "...The most serious work [Nichols] has yet done in films....Another stunning performance by Meryl Streep..."
    New York Times

    "...Exquisitely structured and written....[Streep] conveys a fantastic sense of earthiness....Her performance is a thrill to behold..."
    Variety

    "Meryl Streep, at her best here, makes you root for this lost soul."
    USA Today

    4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]n the hands of Mike Nichols, and with a truly impressive cast including a top-of-her-game Meryl Streep...this is elevated into top-notch conspiracy territory."
    Empire

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