- Status: Completed
- Score: 7.2/10
- Director: Mike Nichols
- Country: USA
- Year: 1983
- Duration: 131 min
- Genres: Biography,Drama,History,Thriller,
A worker at a plutonium processing plant is purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing worker safety violations at the plant.
Fairly accurate recounting of the story of Karen Silkwood, the Oklahoma nuclear-plant worker who blew the whistle on dangerous practices at the Kerr-McGee plant and who died under circumstances which are still under debate.
Meryl Streep, Cher, Diana Scarwid, Ron Silver, Josef Sommer, Henderson Forsythe, Bruce McGill, J.C. Quinn, Kurt Russell, Craig T. Nelson, Fred Ward, Charles Hallahan, Sudie Bond, E. Katherine Kerr, David Strathairn,