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Disturbing drama based on the true story of Karen Silkwood, a worker in an Oklahoma nuclear plant who finds her life in danger when she discovers a serious safety breach. Meryl Streep gives an Oscar-nominated performance in a role which echoes Jack Lemmon's in The China Syndrome.

Release date:

2 hours, 4 minutes

Last on

Sun 2 Nov 2014 01:00


Role Contributor
Karen SilkwoodMeryl Streep
Drew StephensKurt Russell
Dolly PellikerCher
WinstonCraig T Nelson
AngelaDiana Scarwid
MorganFred Ward
Paul StoneRon Silver
Earl LapinCharles Hallahan
Max RichterJosef Sommer
Thelma RiceSudie Bond
Quincy BissellHenderson Forsythe
Gilda SchultzE Katherine Kerr
WesleyDavid Strathairn
Walt YarboroughM Emmet Walsh
Los Alamos DoctorJames Rebhorn
Linda DawsonTess Harper
DirectorMike Nichols
WriterNora Ephron
WriterAlice Arlen
ProducerMichael Hausman
ProducerMike Nichols
ComposerGeorges Delerue
Director of photographyMiroslav Ondricek