About the film
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Release Date: December 14, 1983
|Slogan||:||«On November 13, 1974, Karen Silkwood, an employee of a nuclear facility, left to meet with a reporter from the New York Times. She never got there.»|
|Production Companies||:||ABC Pictures|
|Producers||:||Michael Hausman, Mike Nichols, Mary Goldberg, Larry Cano, Buzz Hirsch, Richard Brick, Joel Tuber, Tom Stovall, Herb Jellinek|
|Writers||:||Nora Ephron, Alice Arlen|
The story of Karen Silkwood, a metallurgy worker at a plutonium processing plant who was purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing blatant worker safety violations at the plant.