Felicity Jones and Armie Hammer star in On the Basis of Sex, the inspiring true story of a young Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a passionate and dedicated lawyer who brings a case before the US Supreme Court in 1975 that will change women’s lives for the better. Her claim: that the law discriminates on the basis of gender.
At the heart of Ruth’s journey is an endearing romance with her husband Marty (Armie Hammer) and a poignant relationship with her daughter, who embodies a new generation of women following in Ruth’s footsteps. As Ruth struggles to be heard, even hired, in a profession dominated by men, Marty becomes her greatest ally in a partnership built on love and equality.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg was later appointed Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, a position she holds to this day. See where her story began in this stirring, heartfelt drama.
“An inspirational and moving film.” We Live Entertainment
“Jones is radiant and the chemistry between her and Armie Hammer is palpable.” Collider