Won't Back Down
If you can't beat the system... change it
A fictional story inspired by actual events, the film chronicles the journey of two women, a struggling mother and a veteran teacher, who embark on a mission to turn around their kids' failing school. Against all odds and countless obstacles, they persevere and ultimately succeed, providing a better education and better life for their children, as well as other kids in their community.
121 minutes, Mature Accompaniment under 10 (Language)
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Maggie Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Oscar Isaac, Holly Hunter, Rosie Perez, Emily Alyn Lind, Dante Brown, Lance Reddick, Ving Rhames
|Screenplay||Brin Hill, Daniel Barnz|
|Sound formats||Dolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, Datasat|
|Produced by||Walden Media, Gran Via Productions|
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|FPB Report (SA)|
|Language||Mild, infrequent, may pose harm. Parental accompaniment necessary|
|Comments||A concerned parent with a child whose learning disability can be overcome through better education facilities and programmes teams up with a teacher to turn a failing school around.|
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|ScreenIt Report (USA)|
|Sex / Nudity||Violence||Blood / Gore / Gross||Guns /|
|Alcohol / Drugs||Smoking||Disrespectful /|
|Imitative Behaviour||Frightening /|
|Jump Scenes||Tense Family Scenes||Music (Scary/Tense)||Music (Inappropriate)||Topics to talk about|
|South African Media|
|Cape Argus/The StarHelen Herimbi ||10|
|Die BurgerRozanne Els ||10|
|Cape TimesDavid Rooney ||1-|
|Box Office (USA)Amy Nicholson ||10|
|ScreenIt (USA)C. Fuchs ||12|
|Movie Review Query Engine (USA)MRQE critics ||11|
|Movie Review Intelligence (USA)42 critics||9|
|IMDB1980 Netizens ||11|
|Average .. 45%||9|
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