ACMI Identifier
300312
Title
Silkwood
Creator & Role
Video Classroom, distributor
Mike Nichols, co-producer
Michael Hausman, co-producer
Place of Production
United States
Creation Date
1983
Colour
Colour
Sound / Audio
Sound
Duration
02:11:00
Language
English
Description
On November 13,1974, Karen Silkwood, an employee of a nuclear plant, left to meet with a reporter from the New York Times. She was trying to expose the dangers of radiation in the plant. She died in a mysterious car crash on the way. Meryl Streep stars in this story of the events leading up to her death.
Audience Classification
MA
Form
Feature films
Feature films/Feature films - United States
Subject Group
Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry/Nuclear industry
People/Silkwood, Karen
Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology/Antinuclear movement
Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology/Silkwood, Karen
Mathematics, Science & Technology/Nuclear industry
Holdings
VHS; Access Print (Section 1)