Ford factory film hits cinemas in October

MADE in Dagenham, the star-studded film being made of the Ford factory women s fight for equal pay, will be released in cinemas on October 1. Paramount Pictures UK made the announcement last week. The comedy-drama, which went under the working title of We

MADE in Dagenham, the star-studded film being made of the Ford factory women's fight for equal pay, will be released in cinemas on October 1.

Paramount Pictures UK made the announcement last week.

The comedy-drama, which went under the working title of We Want Sex, stars Sally Hawkins (Happy-Go-Lucky) as Rita O'Grady, the catalyst for the 1968 Ford Dagenham strike by sewing machinists which led to the advent of the Equal Pay Act.

The cast includes Bob Hoskins, Miranda Richardson, Rosamund Pike, Jaime Winstone, Geraldine James, Andrea Riseborough, Daniel Mays, Kenneth Cranham, Roger Lloyd-Pack, Rupert Graves, John Sessions and West Wing star Richard Schiff.


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And the film is directed by Calendar Girls director Nigel Cole.

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