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Harlan County, USA

  • Release Date: Oct 16, 1976
  • Rated:
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 43 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Barbara Kopple

Synopsis

Director Barbara Kopple's look at a 13-month coal miners' strike that took place between 1973 and 1974 in Harlan County, KY, is one of the great films about labor troubles, though not for a sense of objectivity. Kopple lived among the miners and their families off and on during the four years the entire story played out, and it's clear in every frame of the film that her...more

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4.0

80 out of 100 Metascore®

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15

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