Silkwood

United States, 1983

Film
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On November 13,1974, Karen Silkwood, an employee of a nuclear plant, left to meet with a reporter from the New York Times. She was trying to expose the dangers of radiation in the plant. She died in a mysterious car crash on the way. Meryl Streep stars in this story of the events leading up to her death.

Credits

co-producer

Michael Hausman

Mike Nichols

director

Mike Nichols

Language

English

Duration

02:11:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

35179

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Nuclear industry

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Antinuclear movement

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Silkwood, Karen

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Nuclear industry

People → Silkwood, Karen

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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