Norma Rae

Sally Field won her first Oscar for her performance in the title role, a complex portrayal of an working-class southern woman who matures into a complete person when she is faced with labor woes and must grow up or fall by the wayside. Field is one of many overworked and underpaid workers at a cotton mill where management doesn't seem to realize that the...read more

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Norma Rae - Official Trailer
02:43 — An uneducated textile worker struggles to start a union in her plant. Along the way she battles management and her co-workers. Although she becomes a (more…)
(Movie Clip) What Kind Of Name Is That?
Divorced single mom Sally Field (title character), getting grilled by her worried father (Pat Hingle), a fellow mill worker, when New York union organ (more…)
(Movie Clip) It Goes Like It Goes
Real photos of the young Sally Field (title character), Martin Ritt directing factory scenes from Opelika, Alabama, and Jennifer Warnes' much-praised (more…)
Norma Rae - (Original Trailer)
A young single mother (Sally Field) and her co-worker try to unionize the mill where they work in Norma Rae (1979).
(Movie Clip) Things Can Get To You
Still not comfortable in her new job as a floor supervisor, Sally Field (title character) strikes up a sudden acquaintance with fellow mill worker Son (more…)
(Movie Clip) They're Watching Me
North Carolina mill worker Sally Field (title character) gets promoted for griping by Gardner (Lonny Chapman), causing almost immediate conflict with (more…)
(Movie Clip) What A Union Is
Sally Field (title character) in the crowd as New York union organizer Reuben (Ron Liebman) makes his famous speech in a back-woods North Carolina chu (more…)

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  • Released: 1979
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Sally Field won her first Oscar for her performance in the title role, a complex portrayal of an working-class southern woman who matures into a complete person when she is faced with labor woes and must grow up or fall by the wayside. Field is one of many… (more)

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