Her father assumes, without even interrogating his daughter, that it was her infidelity to her husband that had created the situation. Even her own son thinks that she is a whore. Such biases were more prevalent in the chronological setting of the film, which covers the last few decades of the 20th century Rosen.
That the film works as well as it does, delivering a tough first hour only to disintegrate like a wet newspaper, testifies to the skill of the filmmakers as well as to the constraints brought on them by an industry that insists on slapping a pretty bow on even the foulest truth.
We remember that Frances McDormand played a woman police officer in this same area in Fargoand we value that memory, because it provides a foundation for Josey Aimes. McDormand's role in this movie is different and much sadder, but brings the same pluck and common sense to the screen.
Put these two women together as actors and characters and they can accomplish just about anything. Watching them do it is a great movie experience.
The first 15 minutes or so are a mess. Fortunately, [it] calms down and becomes extremely engrossing, especially in the courtroom battles.
North Country would have benefited from crisper editing. It runs at least 15 minutes longer than necessary. For all its flaws, [it] delivers an emotional wallop and a couple of performances worthy of recognition come award time.
Instead, we get a TV-movie fantasy of female empowerment glazed with soap-opera theatrics. The actors, director Niki Caro Whale Rider and the great cinematographer Chris Menges all labor to make things look authentic.
But a crock is a crock, despite the ferocity and feeling Theron brings to the role. Though the dirt and grime in North Country are artfully applied, it's purely cosmetic and skin-deep. She knew what it needed — the depth she needed to go to.
She's done a great job with it. But it remains an emotionally potent story told with great dignity, to which women especially will respond.
The film represents a confident next step for lead Charlize Theron. Though the challenges of following a career-redefining Oscar role have stymied actresses, Theron segues from Monster to a performance in many ways more accomplished. The strength of both the performance and character anchor the film firmly in the tradition of other dramas about working-class women leading the fight over industrial workplace issues, such as Norma Rae or Silkwood.
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