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Harlan County

Synopsis
A re-release on DVD of one of the seminal films of the US documentary movement. Barbara Kopple’s 1976 Oscar winner profiles a miners’ strike in Kentucky that saw a corporation playing hardball against the resilience of local communities.
Language
English
Country
United States
Year of production
1976
Availability
out of distribution
Subjects
Social Studies; Film studies
Keywords
documentary films; political events; social issues; miners’ strike (1984-5)

Credits

Director
Barbara Kopple

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£14.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
103 minutes
Year
2009

Distributor

Name

Artefact Media

Address
1 Park View Road
Brighton
BN3 7BF
Notes
Artefact Media ceased trading in 2014
 

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