• Drama
  • Rated: 13,PG,12
  • Director: Martin Ritt
  • Writer: Irving Ravetch, Harriet Frank Jr.
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Norma Rae is a 1979 American drama film about a factory worker from a small town in North Carolina who becomes involved in the labor union activities at the textile factory where she works after the health of her and her co-workers is compromised. The film stars Sally Field in the title role, Beau Bridges as Norma Rae's husband, Sonny, and Ron Leibman as union organizer Reuben Warshowsky. The movie was written by Harriet Frank, Jr. and Irving Ravetch, and was directed by Martin Ritt. It is based on the true story of Crystal Lee Sutton, which was told in the 1975 book Crystal Lee, a Woman of Inheritance by New York Times reporter Henry P. Leifermann. Sally Field won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her portrayal as Norma Rae Webster. Norma Rae also won an Oscar award for best song plus six other nominations. The film was selected for inclusion in the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress in 2011.
  • Drama
  • Rated: 13,PG,12
  • Director: Martin Ritt
  • Writer: Irving Ravetch, Harriet Frank Jr.

  • Sally Field
    Ron Leibman
    Beau Bridges
    Pat Hingle
    Barbara Baxley
    Gail Strickland
    Morgan Paull
    Robert Broyles
    John Calvin
    Booth Coleman
    James Luisi
    Gil Green
    Bob Minor
    Mary Munday
    Gregory Walcott

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  • (1979)

  • Drama
  • Rated: 13,PG,12
  • Director: Martin Ritt
  • Writer: Irving Ravetch, Harriet Frank Jr.
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Synopsis

Norma Rae is a 1979 American drama film about a factory worker from a small town in North Carolina who becomes involved in the labor union activities at the textile factory where she works after the health of her and her co-workers is compromised. The film stars Sally Field in the title role, Beau Bridges as Norma Rae's husband, Sonny, and Ron Leibman as union organizer Reuben Warshowsky. The movie was written by Harriet Frank, Jr. and Irving Ravetch, and was directed by Martin Ritt. It is based on the true story of Crystal Lee Sutton, which was told in the 1975 book Crystal Lee, a Woman of Inheritance by New York Times reporter Henry P. Leifermann. Sally Field won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her portrayal as Norma Rae Webster. Norma Rae also won an Oscar award for best song plus six other nominations. The film was selected for inclusion in the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress in 2011.

Starring
  • Sally Field
    Ron Leibman
    Beau Bridges
    Pat Hingle
    Barbara Baxley
    Gail Strickland
    Morgan Paull
    Robert Broyles
    John Calvin
    Booth Coleman
    James Luisi
    Gil Green
    Bob Minor
    Mary Munday
    Gregory Walcott