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Vera Farmiga as: Ruza Wenclawska
Directed by: Katja von Garnier
Selected Cast: Hilary Swank, Margo Martindale, Anjelica Huston & Frances O’Connor
Written by: Jennifer Friedes & Sally Robinson
Release Year: 2004
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: R

Alice Paul and the women of the 1918 Womens Suffrage movement fight for future generations right to vote and run for office. Sacrificing their health, marriages and the limited amount of freedom they had, women were imprisoned and force fed after picketing and hunger-striking against war-time president, Woodrow Wilson; but survived to see the results of their efforts.

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Trivia & Facts

• Filmed in USA (view all.)

• Won Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 12 nominations (view all.)

• Although the credits identify the song in the closing scene as the original version of “Beautiful” by Mandalay, the version that was actually used was the 7″ Canny Mix from the album Vol. 6-Cafe Del Mar.

• For the hunger strike scenes Hilary Swank chose to eat very little and shed several pounds.