September 14th, 2005

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'North Country' a film festival favorite

http://www.duluthsuperior.com/mld/duluthsuperior/12640187.htm

Posted on Wed, Sep. 14, 2005







'North Country' a film festival favorite
ENTERTAINMENT: The movie has yet to face its toughest critics: the Iron Rangers on whose lives and homes it was based.
BY SARAH HENNING
NEWS TRIBUNE STAFF WRITER

TORONTO - Audiences at the "North Country" premiere gave the film a standing ovation. Praise was heaped on the actors. The script was called "inspirational."
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North Country - HR review

Sep. 14, 2005

North Country

By Kirk Honeycutt






Bottom line: A respectable though predictable story about a sexual harassment lawsuit.

TORONTO -- "North County" is an occasionally inspired but much more often didactic story of a woman mineworker, who initiates a class-action sexual harassment lawsuit against a Minnesota mining company. The issue of sexual politics so dominates the story that it's a relief when an emotional showdown involves family rather than workplace issues. Not so surprisingly, these are the movie's best scenes.Collapse )