American Dream
Reviewed in February 2010
Director: Barbara Kopple. Documentary. Chronicles the proctracted labor strike and union debates among the workers in the Hormel meat-packing plant in Austin, Minnesota. With Ray Rogers, Lewie Anderson, Jim Guyette, John Morrison.

Photo © 1990 Cabin Creek, © 1992 Miramax Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: A–

Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Documentary Feature

Other Awards:
Sundance Film Festival: Grand Jury Prize, Documentary (tie); Audience Award, Documentary; Filmmakers Trophy, Documentary (Kopple)
Directors Guild of America: Best Director (Documentary)
Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Documentary Feature
National Society of Film Critics: Best Documentary Feature

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