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Saturday Night at the Movies: Silkwood

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
starring
Meryl Streep
Kurt Russel ,
Cher Karen Silkwood works it the Kerr McGee nuclear plant which prides itself on its safety. However, when Karen discovers a serious - and deadly - radiation leak her life is threatened by a more sinister power.
This dramatic recreation of a true story features an outstanding performance by Meryl Streep as a woman who dared to stand alone.
Written by NORA EPHRON and ALICE ARLEN
Produced by MIKE NICHOLS and MICHAEL HAUSMAN
Directed by MIKE NICHOLS
(First showing on British television) 0 FILMS: page 26
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Contributors

Unknown: Meryl Streep
Unknown: Kurt Russel
Unknown: Cher Karen Silkwood
Unknown: Kerr McGee
Unknown: Meryl Streep
Written By: Nora Ephron
Written By: Alice Arlen
Produced By: Mike Nichols
Produced By: Michael Hausman
Directed By: Mike Nichols
Karen Silkwood: Meryl Streep
Drew Stephens: Kurt Russel
Dolly: Pelliker Cher
Winston: Craig T Nelson
Angela: Diana Scarwid
Morgan: Fred Ward
Paul Stone: Ron Silver
Earl Lapin: Charles Hallahan
Max Richter: Josef Sommer
Mace Hurley: Bruce McGill
Walt Yarborough: M. Emmet Walsh

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Saturday Night at the Movies: Silkwood

BBC One London, 26 September 1987 21.05






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