Based on an extraordinary true story ON THE BASIS OF SEX charts the early cases of the historical career of legal pioneer Ruth Bader Ginsburg, with an all-star cast this powerful film will be available to download and own on DVD this June.
When Ruth takes on a groundbreaking tax case with her attorney husband Martin, she knows it could change the direction of her career and the way the courts view gender discrimination. Ginsburg – then a struggling attorney and new mother – faces adversity and numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights throughout her life but goes on to be confirmed as US Supreme Court Associate Justice.
Directed by Mimi Leder (Deep Impact, The Leftovers) ON THE BASIS OF SEX stars Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) as Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Armie Hammer (Call Me by Your Name, The Social Network) as Marty Ginsburg, Ruth’s husband and legal partner. Also starring Justin Theroux (The Girl on the Train, The Leftovers) and Oscar®-winner Kathy Bates (Misery).