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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 could 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 a moving 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.
Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux, Jack Reynor