Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, c2006.
1 videodisc (ca. 104 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
The Criterion collection ; 334
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 334.
DVD; Dolby Digital mono.
Title from container.
Originally released as a documentary motion picture in 1976.
National Film Registry.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Portrays a classic 20th century conflict between labor and management. In 1973 the coal miners in Harlan County, Kentucky struck against the operators of the Brookside mine and the Duke Power Company, which resulted from the company's refusal to honor the national contract of the United Mine Workers of America.
Special features: audio commentary by Kopple and editor Nancy Baker; "The making-of 'Harlan County, USA': a documentary featuring interviews with Kopple, crew members and strike participants featured in film; video interview with legendary bluegrass singer-songwriter Hazel Dickens; outtakes; interview with director John Sayles; a panel discussion from the 2005 Sundance Festival; essay by film scholar Paul Arthur and music journalist Jon Weisberger; original theatrical trailer.
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