Caro laughs as she recalls one of the directorial problems she had to solve in the making of her upcoming film, the zookeeper's wife best known for her international hit whale rider (2002), the new zealand-born caro has also directed north country (2005), a fictionalized account of the first successful sexual harassment. Niki caro is the new zealand-based writer and director of whale rider, the mythic story of a little maori girl who could ride whales, which nabbed an oscar nomination for its 12-year-old star caro's new film, north country, starring charlize theron, which opens this friday, tackles sexual harassment in the. Feature films about sexual harassment are hardly a dime a dozen, so niki caro's north country—gawky though it may be at times—comes as welcome jenson's personal history to heighten the dramatic stakes, with an exploration of the parentage of josey's son distracting from the harrassment issue. “north country takes on the subject of institutionalised sexual harassment at its most primitive and bludgeoning linking the cruelty of the mine to a niki caro cast: charlize theron, frances mcdormand, sissy spacek, jeremy renner, woody harrelson, richard jenkins, sean bean, elle peterson. As north country's trailblazing across us screens extends to europe, the film's director niki caro and oscar nominee charlize theron discuss the 2: i was interested in the fact that in the trial scenes, you focused a lot on the sexual victimisation of josey rather than the issue of sexual harassment was that. Based on true evens, clara bingham's class action is the story behind lois jensen's brave decision to file the first sexual harassment class action lawsuit in the united states north country, directed by niki caro, is the loosely based film adaptation of bingham's groundbreaking landmark novel it follows. North country, starring charlize theron, is about the sexual harassment class action lawsuit that the women of evtac mines in minnesota filed in the it stars charlize theron and is directed by niki caro, who did whale rider this is a pity because caro and theron bring good things to the table. Ago in niki caro's “north country” in that 2005 film, mcdormand plays a union representative for a minnesota ironworkers local the mine owner comes under fire after one of the workers, josey aimes (played by charlize theron), files a historic class action sexual harassment suit against the company.
This true story centers on lori jenson, who took a job at a minnesota iron mine in 1975 she and other female miners endured harassment from male co-workers, ranging from verbal taunts to pornographic graffiti and worse jenson eventually filed suit in 1984 and won a landmark legal decision rating: r (for sequences. Eveleth mines case, the first class-action sexual-harassment lawsuit in us history , inspired north country, the new film directed by new zealand filmmaker niki caro (whale rider) the lead plaintiff in that case, lois jenson, who began working at the northern minnesota iron mine in 1975, along with 14. To bring a class-action lawsuit against a mining company for sexual harassment is hard enough, but you try getting people to see a movie about a class-action lawsuit brought against a mining company for sexual harassment such is the challenge that the director niki caro has set herself “north country. Find north country - storia di josey at amazoncom movies & tv, home of thousands of titles on dvd and blu-ray.
When josey and other female miners are met with escalating sexual harassment, she eventually files a class action lawsuit against the mining company “north country,” because of its subject matter, is the sort of film that is pointless to review for “objectionable” content that is to say, if your primary criteria for evaluating film. Directed by niki caro with charlize theron, jeremy renner, frances mcdormand, thomas curtis a fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the united states -- jenson vs eveleth mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the.
Charlize theron fights sexual harassment in 'north country' by nancy mills hollywood - north country, opening oct 21, stars charlize theron as josey their director, niki caro, rolls her eyes when the subject of theron's beauty comes up hodge recalls another incident not shown in the film. North country: an interview with director niki caro by wilson morales charlize theron north country is the story of a woman who challenges the company she works at for sexual harassment in speaking with blackfilmcom, caro spoke about working with theron and the issue of sexual harassment. This message movie takes on sexual harassment and rape, using a 1975 class- action lawsuit as inspiration.
North country movie reviews & metacritic score: inspired by a true story, north country follows a woman's journey on a road that will take her farther than s inspiring countless others, and leading to the nation's first-ever class action lawsuit for sexual harassment (warner bros) director: niki caro genre(s): drama.
North country directed by: niki caro starring: charlize theron, sean bean, sissy spacek, woody harrelson, frances mcdormand genres: legal drama 2002 whale rider gave us a more family aimed fantasy film, but this time, caro takes a real life story about the sexual harassment women working on an iron mine. Namedwork: north country (motion picture) event code: 980 legal issues & crime advertising code: 94 legal/government regulation computer subject: company legal issue product: product code: 9918960 sexual harassment persons: named person: caro, niki geographic: geographic scope: australia geographic. If charlize theron is hungry for another oscar, her solid performance as josie aimes in niki caro's profound “north country” just might sate her and frances mcdormand (for 1996's “fargo”)—lead the cast of “country,” which is based on the true story of the first sexual harassment class-action lawsuit.