First class act(ion)

August 29, 2013 at 4:24 am in Lake County News-Chronicle

Writing my column about the Lou’s Fish House case reminded me of the movie North Country. It came out in 2005 and starred Charlize Theron and Frances McDormand, both of whom were nominated for Academy Awards. The plot involves women who were sexually harassed at the iron mine in Eveleth where they worked. They brought a class action and eventually won substantial money damages. The film was shot mostly in Eveleth, Virginia, and Chisholm. Continue Reading