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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, Robert Cort ; written by Daniel Stiepleman ; directed by Mimi Leder ; Amblin Partners.

Available copies

  • 0 of 1 copy available at Alexander Hamilton Memorial System.
  • 63 of 70 copies available at SPARK Libraries. (Show)

Current holds

1 current hold with 70 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexander Hamilton Memorial Free Library DVD ON (Text) 37268003061769 AHMFL Audio Visual Checked Out 04/07/2020

Record details

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

Content descriptions

General Note:
Anamorphic widescreen (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.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Mychael Danna ; editor, Michelle Tesoro ; director of photography, Michael Grady.
Participant or Performer Note:
Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux, Sam Waterston, Kathy Bates, Cailee Spaeny, Jack Reynor, Stephen Root, Chris Mulkey.
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: Feature films.
Biographical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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