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On the Basis of Sex Rated 12A

On the Basis of Sex

Dir. Mimi Leder. USA, 2018. 2h. Starring Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux, Kathy Bates, Sam Waterston, Cailee Spaeny, Chris Mulkey.

Trailblazing young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg fights everyday sexism and constitutional gender discrimination in America during the 1960s and ‘70s. An inspiring biographical legal drama about Ginsberg’s rise from Harvard law student to the Supreme Court.

‘There's a propelling motion that makes the film a swift, slick watch led by a figure rare in a genre still dominated by men.’ Benjamin Lee, The Guardian

‘Call it "The Notorious RBG: The Early Years" as a terrific Felicity Jones finds the fire and fury in the young Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she takes on her lifelong battle against gender discrimination.’ Peter Travers, Rolling Stone