About

Norma Rae is a southern textile worker employed in a factory with intolerable working conditions. This concern about the situation gives her the gumption to be the key associate to a visiting labor union organizer. Together, they undertake the difficult, and possibly dangerous, struggle to unionize her factory.

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Directed by

Martin Ritt

Written by

Irving Ravetch (Screenplay)
Harriet Frank Jr. (Screenplay)

Runtime

110 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The story of a woman with the courage to risk everything for what she believes is right.

Cast

Keywords

single mother based on novel or book based on a true story factory labor alabama union cotton mill textile worker

Photos

Awards

Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role Sally Field

Oscar for Best Music, Original Song

Oscar nomination for Best Picture

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium