On the Basis of Sex (2018)

Drama, Biography
Release Date
Mimi Leder
Written by
Armie Hammer, Felicity Jones, Jack Reynor, Kathy Bates, Sam Waterston, Cailee Spaeny
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Focus Features
Robert W. Cort , Jonathan King
production company:
Amblin Partners , Participant Media , Robert Cort Productions
assistant director:
Frank Ferro , Matthew Jemus , Ariane Collman
sfx supervisor:
Mario Dumont
120 minutes
Michael Grady


The story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights and what she had to overcome in order to become a U.S. Supreme Court Justice.

This film was first announced in 2017, with director Mimi Leder and star Felicity Jones signing on. The supporting cast rounded out into shape shortly after, with production starting in October of that year. The real Ginsburg will appear in a small part.

On the Basis of Sex will have its world premiere at the 2018 AFI Fest in November before its theatrical release.

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