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Won't Back Down

MOVIE SYNOPSIS
Won't Back Down


Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis play two determined mothersĀ­, one a teacher, who will stop at nothing to transform their children's failing inner city school. Facing a powerful and entrenched bureaucracy, they risk everything to make a difference in the education and future of their children. This powerful story of parenthood, friendship and courage mirrors events that are making headlines daily.
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MPAA rating:
PG
for thematic elements and language
Cast:
Holly Hunter; Ving Rhames; Lance Reddick; Marianne Jean-Baptiste; Viola Davis; Maggie Gyllenhaal; Emily Alyn Lind; Rosie Perez; Bill Nunn; Oscar Isaac
Directed by:
Daniel Barnz
Genre:
Drama
Running time:
02:01
Release date:
2012
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