This is a 1979 American drama directed by Martin Ritt, based on the true story of Crystal Lee Sutton.
It is about Norma Rae, a factory worker from a small town in North Carolina who becomes involved in the labor union activities at the textile factory.
She revolutionalizes a small town and discovers a power in herself she never knew she had.
With increasing courage and determination, Norma organizes her fellow factory workers to fight for better conditions and wages.
Sally Field gives a tremendously affecting performance with moments of startling anger and courage.
No wonder this film was selected for inclusion in the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress in 2011.

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