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Won't Back Down

Won't Back Down

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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)
Drama.

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Credits
Cast
Maggie Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Oscar Isaac, Holly Hunter, Rosie Perez, Emily Alyn Lind, Dante Brown, Lance Reddick, Ving Rhames
Director
Daniel Barnz
ScreenplayBrin Hill, Daniel Barnz
MusicMarcelo Zarvos
CinematographyRoman Osin
EditingKristina Boden
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, Datasat
SoundtrackNot available
Made in2012
Produced byWalden Media, Gran Via Productions

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FPB Report (SA)
GenreDrama
LanguageMild, infrequent, may pose harm. Parental accompaniment necessary
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsA 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.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.

ScreenIt Report (USA)
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Alcohol / DrugsSmokingDisrespectful /
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Imitative BehaviourFrightening /
Tense Scenes
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Ratings
Scale (Max)20
South African Media
Cape Argus/The StarHelen Herimbi quote icon 10
Die BurgerRozanne Els quote icon 10
Cape TimesDavid Rooney quote icon 1-
International Media
Box Office (USA)Amy Nicholson quote icon 10
ScreenIt (USA)C. Fuchs quote icon 12
Metacritic.com34 critics8
RottenTomatoes.com96 critics10
RottenTomatoes.comTomatometer quote icon 8
Movie Review Query Engine (USA)MRQE critics quote icon 11
Movie Review Intelligence (USA)42 critics9
IMDB1980 Netizens quote icon 11
Average .. 45%9


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