On the Basis of Sex (2018)
Saturday 13th April 2019
Follow the revolutionary lawyer turned U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, as she fights to overturn over a century of gender discrimination in the uplifting drama On the Basis of Sex, released on DVD 24th June 2019, from Entertainment One.
Directed by Mimi Leder (The Leftovers), the film showcases award-worthy performances where Academy Award® nominee Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything) in her role as a young Ruth Bader Ginsburg, alongside Armie Hammer (Call Me By Your Name) as Ruth's husband, Marty Ginsburg, and an outstanding supporting cast including Justin Theroux (The Leftovers), Jack Reynor (Glassland), Cailee Spaeny (Bad Times at the El Royale), with Academy Award® nominee Sam Waterston (The Killing Fields) and Oscar® winner Kathy Bates (Misery).
Inspired by the incredible true story of a young Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Jones), Participant Media's On the Basis of Sex depicts a then-struggling attorney and new mother facing adversity in her fight for equal rights. When Ruth takes on a ground-breaking case, she knows the outcome could alter the courts' view of gender discrimination. Stronger together, Ruth teams up with her husband, Martin Ginsburg (Hammer), to fight for the case that catapults her to become one of the most important public figures of our time.
Featuring a brand new single, "Here Comes the Change", from platinum-selling singer and songwriter Kesha, and packed with captivating bonus content, On the Basis of Sex includes a special piece about the making of the film as well as an inside look into Ruth and Marty's affectionate relationship, taking viewers behind the scenes of this remarkable story and Ruth Bader Ginsburg's heroic legacy.
- A Supreme Team: Making On the Basis of Sex - Pull back the curtain and see how this incredible team of collaborators brought this true story to the big screen
- Legacy of Justice - A deeper look at how Ruth Bader Ginsburg pioneered gender equality in America and gained her seat on the Supreme Court
- Martin and Ruth: A Loving Partnership - An intimate look at the symbiotic marriage between Martin and Ruth Ginsburg, and how it helped shape Ruth's perspective as a judge
Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.