Kentucky Woman


2h 1983

Brief Synopsis

To support her ailing coal miner father disabled with black lung disease, and her young son, a divorcee leaves her low-paying job as a waitress in the local diner to seek employment in the mines and struggles to retain her dignity while encountering harassment, humiliation, a near rape -- and expuls

Film Details

Also Known As
Women in the Mines
Release Date
1983
Production Company
20th Century Fox Television; CBS Entertainment

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

To support her ailing coal miner father disabled with black lung disease, and her young son, a divorcee leaves her low-paying job as a waitress in the local diner to seek employment in the mines and struggles to retain her dignity while encountering harassment, humiliation, a near rape -- and expulsion from the church choir. Filmed entirely on location in eastern Kentucky, the movie initially was titled "Women in the Mines."

Film Details

Also Known As
Women in the Mines
Release Date
1983
Production Company
20th Century Fox Television; CBS Entertainment

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States January 11, 1983