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R| 1 hr. 53 min.

Plot Summary
Rita O'Grady (Sally Hawkins) works for the Ford Motor Co. plant in Dagenham, England. Despite performing the specialized task of sewing upholstery for car seats, women are classified as unskilled labor and paid much less than men. Encouraged by a sympathetic union representative, Rita agrees to bring the women's grievances to Ford. The meeting goes badly and, outraged by the company's lack of respect for them, Rita leads her colleagues to strike.

Cast: Sally Hawkins , Bob Hoskins , Miranda Richardson , Geraldine James , Rosamund Pike , Andrea Riseborough , Daniel Mays , Jamie Winstone

Director: Nigel Cole

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Made In Dagenham (2010)

Release Date: November 19th, 2010|1 hr. 53 min.

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  • January 20, 2011 LindaBram9
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    My husband & I totally disagree with the two above reviews. We love most British movies, but this one was totally BOARING. After sitting through it for what seemed an eternity, we left the movie. Perhaps it got better, but we could not endure longer. Linda in Plano

  • January 10, 2011 ISEEEMALL
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    Great film, well written, well acted, well edited. And it brings back an embarrassing issue for the U.S. We still don't have equal pay for equal work! And England had it over 40 years ago! It's hard to describe what happens to a relationship when a person begins to fight for fairness in a system that the other member supports; the movie did a good job of showing this journey, and this marriage survived; many others from the 60's did not.

  • November 27, 2010 Eleanora
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    loved it . have been witing for a movie that appeals to both men and women. engaging from beginning to end. sally hawkins for an oscar !

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