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On the basis of sex / Participant Media presents in association with Alibaba Pictures ; a Robert Cort production ; a Mimi Leder film ; producer, Jonathan King ; produced by Robert Cort ; written by Daniel Stiepleman ; directed by Mimi Leder.

On the basis of sex

Leder, Mimi, 1952- film director. (Added Author).
Stiepleman, Daniel, 1981- screenwriter. (Added Author).
King, Jonathan (Film producer), film producer. (Added Author).
Cort, Robert W., film producer. (Added Author).
Jones, Felicity, actor. (Added Author).
Hammer, Armie, 1986- actor. (Added Author).
Theroux, Justin, actor. (Added Author).
Reynor, Jack, 1992- actor. (Added Author).
Spaeny, Cailee, 1997- actor. (Added Author).
Root, Stephen, actor. (Added Author).
Waterston, Sam, actor. (Added Author).
Bates, Kathy, 1948- actor. (Added Author).
Crewson, Wendy, actor. (Added Author).
Mulkey, Chris, actor. (Added Author).
Ralston, John, 1964- actor. (Added Author).
Werntz, Gary, actor. (Added Author).
McCarthy, Francis X., actor. (Added Author).
Carlson, Ben (Actor), actor. (Added Author).
Grady, Michael (Cinematographer), director of photography. (Added Author).
Tesoro, Michelle, editor of moving image work. (Added Author).
Danna, Mychael, composer. (Added Author).
Mussenden, Isis, 1959- costume designer. (Added Author).
Coates, Nelson, production designer. (Added Author).
Participant Media, presenter, production company. (Added Author).
Alibaba Pictures, presenter. (Added Author).
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), publisher. (Added Author).
Director of photography, Michael Grady ; editor, Michelle Tesoro ; music, Mychael Danna ; production designer, Nelson Coates ; costume designer, Isis Mussenden. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 3 copies at Grand Rapids Public Library

Current holds

    0 current holds with 4 total copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main DVD On (Text) 31307023865811 New Checked out 09/25/2019
Ottawa Hills DVD On (Text) 31307023865001 Movies Available -
Seymour DVD On (Text) 31307023864996 Movies Available -
Yankee Clipper DVD On (Text) 31307023865803 Movies Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
"Inspired by a true story."
Wide screen (1.85:1).
Special features: A supreme team: the making of On the Basis of Sex ; Legacy of justice; Martin and Ruth: A loving partnership.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Michael Grady ; editor, Michelle Tesoro ; music, Mychael Danna ; production designer, Nelson Coates ; costume designer, Isis Mussenden.
Participant or Performer Note:
Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux, Jack Reynor, Cailee Spaeny, Stephen Root, Sam Waterston, Kathy Bates, Wendy Crewson, Chris Mulkey, John Ralston, Gary Werntz, Francis Xavier McCarthy, Ben Carlson.
Summary, etc.:
Inspired by the powerful true story of a young Ruth Bader Ginsburg, On the Basis of Sex depicts a then-struggling attorney and new mother facing adversity in her fight for equal rights. When Ruth takes on a ground-breaking case, she knows the outcome could alter the courts' view of gender discrimination. Stronger together, Ruth teams up with her husband, Martin Ginsburg, to fight the case that catapults her into one of the most important public figures of our time.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some language and suggestive content CHV rating: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0.
Language Note:
English, dubbed French or Spanish dialogue; optional French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); English descriptive video track for people with visual disabilities (DVS).
Subject: Ginsburg, Ruth Bader > Drama.
Ginsburg, Martin D., 1932-2010 > Drama.
United States. Court of Appeals (10th Circuit) > Drama.
Lawyers > United States > Drama.
Sex discrimination > Law and legislation > Drama.
Genre: Biographical films.
Legal films.
Historical films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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