Rated PG-13 132 minutes 1987

Filmed in the coal country of West Virginia, "Matewan" celebrates labor organizing in the context of a 1920s work stoppage. Union organizer, Joe Kenehan (Chris Cooper), a scab named "Few Clothes" Johnson (James Earl Jones) and a sympathetic mayor and police chief heroically fight the power represented by a coal company and Matewan's vested interests so that justice and workers' rights need not take a back seat to squalid working conditions, exploitation and the bottom line.

Film Credits

Director: John Sayles

Writer: John Sayles

Producer: Mark Balsam, Amir Malin, Jerry Silva, Peggy Rajski and Maggie Renzi

Cast: Chris Cooper, Will Oldham, James Jones, Mary McDonnell, Bob Gunton, Kevin Tighe, Gordon Clapp, Josh Mostel, Joe Grifasi, Maggie Renzi and David Strathairn

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