Salt of the Earth

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  • NR
  • 1954
  • 1 hr 34 min
  • 7.4  (3,398)
  • 74

The key action in this American drama centers around a group of miners who work in Zinc Town, New Mexico. These Mexican miners go out on strike in an effort to improve their pay to match that of Anglo miners doing the same work, in addition to improving health and safety conditions. Ramon Quintero is one of the main organizers of the strike action, although he doesn't believe in allowing his wife Esperanza to be his equal at home. When a court injunction forces the men to call off the strike, Esperanza leads the women in joining the picket lines.

Salt of the Earth
Salt Of The Earth
Salt Of The Earth

Trailer - 2 min 9 sec

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The key action in this American drama centers around a group of miners who work in Zinc Town, New Mexico. These Mexican miners go out on strike in an effort to improve their pay to match that of Anglo miners doing the same work, in addition to improving health and safety conditions. Ramon Quintero is one of the main organizers of the strike action, although he doesn't believe in allowing his wife Esperanza to be his equal at home. When a court injunction forces the men to call off the strike, Esperanza leads the women in joining the picket lines.

Salt of the Earth is a 1954 history movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 34 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.4 and a MetaScore of 74.

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  • Release Date
    1954
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 34 min
  • Language
    English,Spanish
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (3,398)
  • Metascore
    74