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On the Basis of Sex

On the Basis of Sex

Drama | English

Company

Lionsgate


Cast & Crew

Director

Mimi Leder

Producer

Daniel Stiepleman

Writer

Robert W. Cort

Cast

Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux, Kathy Bates, Sam Waterston, Jack Reynor, Cailee Spaeny


Synopsis

Inspired by a true story, On the Basis of Sex is the stirring and spirited film that follows young Ruth Bader Ginsburg­, a new mother and an attorney struggling in a field dominated by men. The film details the early days of her fight for equal rights for women. When Ruth (Felicity Jones) takes on a groundbreaking case with her husband Marty (Armie Hammer), she knows it could forever change the way the courts and the United States view gender discrimination. The film also chronicles the storybook-like romance between Ruth and Marty, a partnership that succeeded both personally and professionally.


Completion Year

2017


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