Norma Rae 1979
Like a lot of her family before her, Norma Rae works at the local textile mill, where the pay is hardly commensurate with the long hours and lousy working conditions. But after hearing a rousing speech by labor activist Reuben, Norma is inspired to rally her fellow workers behind the cause of unionism. Her decision rankles her family, especially her fiancé, Sonny, and provokes no shortage of contempt from her employers..
Won 2 Oscars. Another 10 wins & 6 nominations.
1h 54min | Drama
Stars: Sally Field, Beau Bridges, Ron Leibman
Director: Martin Ritt