Set in Minnesota in 1989, North Country stars Charlize Theron as Josey Aimes, a single mother who begins work as a miner to help make ends meet. However, she is subjected to various forms of bullying, harassment and abuse at work and eventually, she decides to sue the mines. The film is a fictionalised version of the first major sexual assault case in the USA. It has quite an impressive cast lined up with Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Jeremy Renner, Richard Jenkins and Sean Bean also starring. Theron and McDormand both received Oscar nominations for their performances in the drama.