Harlan County War (2000)

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A Kentucky woman whose mine-worker husband is nearly killed in a cave-in, and whose father is slowly dying of black lung disease, joins the picket lines for a long, violent strike.

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  • Holly Hunter stars as Ruby Kincaid
  • Ruby with Tug Jones
  • Holly Hunter stars as Ruby Kincaid
  • Ted Levine stars as Silas Kincaid
  • Warren & Ruby
  • Holly Hunter stars as Ruby Kincaid

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28 September 2002 | deomorto
Close to home portrayal of Labor struggles
This movie works well on many different levels. Holly Hunter is

brilliant as Ruby Kincaid the wife of Silas - the story shows how

her strength of heart and will comes from an inner belief and drive.

the movie also shows how tough it can be at the sharp end of

labor and management battles - the final line where guns are

drawn, both sides back away and then one man is killed before

serious and ultimately successful negotiations are made is very

stark.

The score is also very well done.

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Genres

Drama

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Release Date:

4 June 2000

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Filming Locations

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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