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“La Syndicaliste” – Under siege [MOVIE REVIEW]

By Neely Swanson

“La Syndicaliste,” directed by Jean-Paul Salomé based on the book written by Caroline Michel-Aguirre, tells the horrific but true story of Maureen Kearney, the dedicated head of a union representing workers employed by Areva, France’s nuclear power company. Maureen fought tenaciously to protect employees throughout Europe who maintained the vast empire of French nuclear power plants. Her story is interesting enough on its own—an Irish woman married to a French man who worked her way up from teaching to a…