In 2010, William Sadler and Nick Wechsler starred in the independent movie “Mineville” (previously called “Switchback”). Filmed in black and white, the movie is based on actual events and is about immigrant iron-ore mine workers in upstate New York at the turn of the 19th century.
Check out the official trailer via YouTube:
Synopsis: Based on actual events, MINEVILLE explores the rise and fall of the United States iron-ore mining industry. Showcasing the plight of the early immigrant miners as they toil endlessly in the dark bowels of the Earth. Owned by the company and controlled by fear, the workers are driven to provide for their families.