Dramatization of the true story of the so-called Willmar Eight, a group of Minnesota bank workers who braved freezing conditions whilst picketing their branch in a struggle for union rights.
Did You Know?
Although the story unfolds in chronological order, a People magazine article dated November 1978 is used midway through the movie to demonstrate the national publicity the fledgling bank strike was generating, even though the strike (which went on for more than two years) was resolved in early 1979 -- just a few months after the magazine first reported that the women were picketing. See more
Follows The Willmar 8