Directed by Mike Nichols
Craig T. Nelson
M. Emmet Walsh
The controversial true story that inflamed a nation! Meryl Streep (Still of the Night) stars in this stunning, provocative and daring drama about one woman’s struggle against a huge corporation. Karen Silkwood (Streep) lives a free-spirited existence with two friends, Drew Stephens (Kurt Russell, Death Proof) and Dolly Pelliker (Cher, Moonstruck), who work with her at an Oklahoma nuclear facility. It's only when she discovers she's been exposed to radiation that Karen's conscience awakens, and soon she is digging for evidence of wrongdoing at her company. But her sudden zeal for safer working conditions may come at a high price as she alienates friends and possibly even puts her own life in peril. Excellent direction by Mike Nichols (The Graduate) with a screenplay by Nora Ephron (Sleepless in Seattle) and Alice Arlen (Alamo Bay) and a stellar supporting cast that includes Craig T. Nelson (Poltergeist), Diana Scarwid (Mommie Dearest), Fred Ward (Tremors), Ron Silver (Blue Steel), Charles Hallahan (The Thing), Josef Sommer (Witness), David Strathairn (Limbo), M. Emmet Walsh (Blood Simple), Tess Harper (Tender Mercies) and Will Patton (No Way Out). Nominated for 5 Academy Awards®: Actress (Streep), Supporting Actress (Cher), Director (Nichols), Original Screenplay (Ephron, Arlen) and Editing (Sam O’Steen).
Interested in bringing Silkwood to your school or library? If you'd like to have an in-class viewing, on-campus screening, or purchase the DVD for your library's collection, please contact Estelle Grosso at EDU@kinolorber.com or call (212) 629-6880 with your request.
Silkwood may also be available with Public Performance Rights (PPR) and Digital Site Licensing (DSL) for colleges and universities. To purchase the DVD with PPR or DSL, please contact Estelle Grosso at EDU@kinolorber.com or call (212) 629-6880. Click here to learn more at Kino Lorber Edu.
THE LAST RESORT opens Friday with filmmakers Dennis Scholl +' @kareemtabsch' in person for Q&As at' @QuadCinema' (Fri +…' https://t.co/OUoqsSTPou'
RT' @ItsJoshJohnson': Loving the bonus features on the new CABIN BOY release from' @KinoLorber'. Much respect to' @_HeatherBuckley' for giving th…
RT' @TheAcademy': Announcing the #Oscars shortlists! What movies will you be adding to your watchlist this season?' https://t.co/q8xa1SQsTx' ht…
Beyond thrilled that OF FATHERS AND SONS has been shortlisted for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. C…' https://t.co/S650myGPqA'
RT' @StampShelley': Great piece by Kate Saccone @ks2956 on food scarcity, poverty and the “casting couch” in Ida May Park’s BREAD up now @…
Head to' @outmagazine' to watch an exclusive new clip from The Gospel of Eureka, in theaters February 8!' https://t.co/UN2igwhz7Q'
RT' @outmagazine': Let the queens of the Ozarks take you to church in 'The Gospel of Eureka.' ✨📖✨ https://t.co/G7FnFfnaRS
THE LAST RESORT resurrects Miami Beach of the 1970s, when it was home to a vibrant population of Jewish retirees. O…' https://t.co/4Gkzgvgrt9'
RT' @DreamsCelluloid': France's Lumière awards unveil its nominations --- CUSTODY by Xavier Legrand stands by for four awards : Best Director…
Inquiries & Press
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871
Press & Media
For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing email@example.com or calling 212-629-6880.