Infobox Film
name = Silkwood

caption = original film poster
director = Mike Nichols
producer = Alice Arlen
Nora Ephron
writer = Alice Arlen Nora Ephron
starring = Meryl Streep
Kurt Russell Cher
Craig T. Nelson
Fred Ward
Ron Silver
cinematography = Miroslav Ondricek
editing = Sam O'Steen
music = Georges Delerue
distributor = 20th Century Fox
released = December 14, 1983 (premiere)
runtime = 131 min.
awards =
preceded_by =
followed_by =
country = USA
language = English
amg_id = 1:44734
imdb_id = 0086312

"Silkwood" is a 1983, Academy Award-nominated film which dramatizes the story of Karen Silkwood, who died in a car accident under suspicious circumstances while investigating alleged wrongdoing at the Kerr-McGee plutonium plant where she worked. It stars Meryl Streep in the title role, as well as Kurt Russell, Cher, Craig T. Nelson, David Strathairn, Bruce McGill, Diana Scarwid, Ron Silver, Sudie Bond and Fred Ward.

The movie was written by Alice Arlen and Nora Ephron. It was directed by Mike Nichols and filmed in Howe, Texas.

It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Meryl Streep), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Cher), Best Director, Best Film Editing and Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen.

Tagline: "On November 13, 1974, Karen Silkwood, an employee of a nuclear facility, left to meet with a reporter from the" New York Times. "She never got there."

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