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A factory worker gets an ultimatum from her employer that she agree to be sterilized or be fired.

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Sally Wheeler
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Jo Mandell
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Hank
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Naomi Brinker
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Roy Wheeler
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Erma
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Clark Thompson
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Miles
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Chris
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Jim Davis
Hannah Eckstein ...
Georgia
Jana Arnold ...
Marjorie
Trey Ames ...
Older Jody
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Doctor Mason
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Younger Jody
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Dave Butler
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George Buelton
Jessie Jones ...
Mrs. Gates
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Mike Yates
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Young Woman
John Lehne ...
Eugene Hansen
Peggy Doyle ...
Leona
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Dr. Gordon Barnes
Lawrence Gamble ...
McCade Lawyer
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Sally's father (uncredited)
T.W. Reed ...
Hank's associate (uncredited)

Directed by

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Ed Kaplan

Written by

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Ed Kaplan ... (story) and
Clifford Campion ... (story)
 
Ed Kaplan ... (teleplay)

Produced by

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Jon Avnet ... executive producer
C. Tad Devlin ... line producer
Martin Huberty ... co-producer
Jordan Kerner ... executive producer
Phyllis Rossheim ... producer

Music by

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J.A.C. Redford

Cinematography by

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William Wages

Film Editing by

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Sabrina Plisco ... (as Sabrina Plisco-Morris)

Editorial Department

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Wayne Hampton ... colorist
Scott Janush ... assistant film editor

Casting By

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Reuben Cannon

Production Design by

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Stephen Storer

Set Decoration by

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Robin Peyton

Costume Design by

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Patricia Wolfe

Makeup Department

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David Atherton ... key special makeup effects
Julie Hewett ... key makeup artist
Candace Wessinger ... hair stylist
Scott Williams ... key hair stylist

Production Management

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C. Tad Devlin ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Peter C. Graupner ... second assistant director
Stephen Lofaro ... first assistant director (as Steve Lofaro)
Peter Merwin ... second second assistant director
Michael Smidt ... second second assistant director

Art Department

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Alex Alarcon ... carpenter
Tom Altobello ... assistant property master
Patrik Alven ... assistant props
Brad Brinkman ... carpenter
Hernan Camacho ... art swing gang
Don Cinderella ... set dresser
Jacques DeGroot ... art swing gang
Dana Delfs ... art department assistant
Kate Graham ... scenic artist
Nathan Haas ... construction supervisor
Todd Jared ... carpenter
Guillermo San Jose ... carpenter
David Libow ... construction foreman
Ross Silverman ... art swing gang
Chris Ubick ... property master
Greg Wilson ... painter

Sound Department

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Gary Alexander ... re-recording mixer
Dennis Kirk ... re-recording mixer
Anthony Mazzei ... supervising sound editor
Ed Novick ... production sound mixer
Brad Sherman ... re-recording mixer
Bill Sherry ... boom operator

Special Effects by

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Larry Fioritto ... special effects

Stunts

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Marian Green ... stunt double / stunts
Bobbie Timberlake ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Tom Barrett ... key grip
Mike Clayton ... dolly grip
Kevin Connors ... grip
Paul Cowdin ... grip
Skelly Cummings ... grip
Shane Davis ... electrician
Ian Dodd ... first assistant camera
David Dowell ... rigging gaffer
James 'Dunney' Dunn ... camera production assistant / video assist operator
Jeff Durling ... best boy electric
Don Geronimo ... grip
Jack M. Guberman ... electrician
Stephen N. Habl ... electrician
Kevin Hahn ... electrician
Charles A. Harris ... best boy grip
Stuart Kiehl ... camera operator: "b" camera
Margaret Lane ... electrician
Jason Matlin ... electrician
Tully McCulloch ... gaffer
Meila Penn ... still photographer
Bradford Reed ... assistant camera: "b" camera
Alexander Salazar ... grip (as Alex Salazar)
Michael Scott ... electrician
Charles M. Smallwood ... grip
Mike Staley ... second assistant camera
Don Telles ... grip
Don Tellis ... grip

Casting Department

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Bill Dance ... extras casting
David Giella ... casting associate
Terrence Harris ... extras casting
Lesa Shapiro ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Nancy Collini ... on-set costumer
Melinda Eshelman ... on-set costumer
Susan Kistler ... costume supervisor
Susanna Puisto ... on-set costumer

Location Management

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Leslie A. Morrow ... assistant location manager
Phillips Wylly Jr. ... location manager

Music Department

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Michael T. Ryan ... supervising music editor

Transportation Department

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Larry Anderson ... driver
Loren Anderson ... transportation captain
Gary Crawford ... driver
Richard B. Darling ... driver
William Dawson ... driver (as Will Dawson)
Larry Fee ... driver
Kenny Jernberg ... driver
Oliver Owens ... driver
Ken Peterson ... transportation coordinator
Larry Peterson ... driver
Beverly Ann Steffens ... driver
Skip Steffens ... driver
Larry Stelling ... driver

Other crew

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Arthur Abelson ... production assistant
Joseph Bauer ... teacher
Miles Ciletti ... set coordinator
Dave Clark ... production assistant
Mick Dalrymple ... assistant production coordinator
Paula M. Endara ... assistant: Mr. Huberty
Bernie Granados ... first aid
Mike Kananack ... production assistant
Nickole Kerner ... assistant: Mr. Kaplan
Valorie Keys ... assistant: Mr. Avnet
Susan Kunkel ... first aid
Kimberly Lively ... assistant craft service
Carrie Lucas ... dance consultant
Kathy Menzies ... assistant: Mr. Kerner
Marilou Miller ... stand-in
Phil Morini ... stand-in
Connie Papineau ... script supervisor
Scott Schofield ... production assistant
Barbara Spitz ... production coordinator
Larry Stelling ... set mechanic
Tim Webber ... production assistant (as Timothy Webber)
Adrienne Woodard ... craft service

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Storyline

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Plot Keywords
Taglines It's either their jobs or their own children. A shocking true story. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Farben des Todes (Germany)
  • Por su propio bien (Spain)
  • Vite calpestate (Italy)
  • Za njihovo dobro (Serbia)
  • No Interesse Delas (Portugal)
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Runtime
  • 118 min
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