Harlan County War

Harlan County War
Harlan County War

Year

2000

Duration

100 minutes

Genres

Drama

Language

English

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Synopsis

A poignant but hard-edged portrait of a working-class community pulling together when under threat. Ruby Kincaid is an ordinary woman in early 1970s Kentucky, whose husband is a coal miner, and whose father like all her family worked down the mines too. But her father now has an incurable lung disease from his years on the job, and when her husband is almost killed in a accident at work and the miners go on strike soon afterwards, Ruby decides she has to play an active role in what will turn into a bitter and long-running dispute.

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This film has a few uses of moderate bad language.

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