Silkwood (1983)

Karen Goes to Washington

Karen (Meryl Streep) goes to Washington to report to union officials about the risks and poor conditions they experience as plant workers, and exposes the plant’s altering of x-ray photos.

Directed by Mike Nichols.

Released in 1983 by MGM.

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  • character-type: Factory Worker
  • character-type: Heroine
  • character-type: Victim
  • character-type: Politician
  • action: Help
  • action: Investigate
  • action: Interview
  • primary-genre: Drama
  • secondary-genre: Social Issue Dramas
  • secondary-genre: Biographical Dramas
  • secondary-genre: Drama
  • secondary-genre: Dramas Based on Real Life
  • mood: Inspiring
  • mood: Controversial
  • prop: Notebook
  • setting: Office
  • theme: Politics
  • theme: Justice
  • theme: Leadership
  • theme: Ethics
  • actor: Josef Sommer
  • actor: Ron Silver
  • actor: Fred Ward
  • actor: Meryl Streep
  • director: Mike Nichols
  • producer: Michael Hausman
  • producer: Tom Stovall
  • producer: Buzz Hirsch
  • producer: Joel Tuber
  • producer: Mike Nichols
  • producer: Larry Cano
  • cinematographer: Miroslav Ondrícek
  • composer: Georges Delerue
  • editor: Sam O'Steen
  • costume-designer: Ann Roth
  • production-designer: Patrizia von Brandenstein
  • role-name: Paul Stone
  • role-name: Max Richter
  • role-name: Morgan
  • role-name: Karen Silkwood
  • screenwriter: Alice Arlen
  • screenwriter: Nora Ephron
  • year: 1983
  • studio: MGM