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Norma Rae

Norma Rae is a 1979 film which tells the story of a woman from a small Southern town who becomes involved in the labor union activites at the textile factory where she works. It stars Sally Field, Beau Bridges[?], Ron Leibman[?], Pat Hingle[?], Barbara Baxley[?] and Gail Strickland[?].

The movie was written by Harriet Frank Jr.[?] and Irving Ravetch[?]. It was directed by Martin Ritt[?].

It won Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Sally Field) and Best Music, Song (for David Shire[?] and Norman Gimbel[?] for It Goes Like It Goes. It was nominated for Best Picture and for Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium.

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