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Won't back down / Walden Media presents a Gran Via production ; executive producer, Ron Schmidt, Tom Williams ; produced by Mark Johnson ; written by Brin Hill and Daniel Barnz ; directed by Daniel Barnz.

Schmidt, Ron (Ronald J.), film producer. (Added Author). Williams, Tom, film producer. (Added Author). Johnson, Mark, 1945- film producer. (Added Author). Hill, Brin, screenwriter. (Added Author). Barnz, Daniel, 1966- film director. (Added Author). Gyllenhaal, Maggie, 1977- actor. (Added Author). Davis, Viola, 1965- actor. (Added Author). Isaac, Oscar. actor. (Added Author). Perez, Rosie. actor. (Added Author). Rhames, Ving, 1961- actor. (Added Author). Reddick, Lance, actor. (Added Author). Jean-Baptiste, Marianne, actor. (Added Author). Nunn, Bill, 1952-2016 actor. (Added Author). Hunter, Holly, 1958- actor. (Added Author). Lind, Emily Alyn, actor. (Added Author). Brown, Dante, actor. (Added Author). Colón-Zayas, Liza, actor. (Added Author). Eisenberg, Ned, actor. (Added Author). Zarvos, Marcelo, composer (expression) (Added Author). Mosca, Luca, costume designer. (Added Author). Boden, Kristina, editor of moving image work. (Added Author). Smith, Rusty, production designer. (Added Author). Osin, Roman, 1960- director of photography. (Added Author). Walden Media. (Added Author). Gran Via Productions. (Added Author). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc. (Added Author). Music by Marcelo Zarvos ; costume designer, Luca Mosca ; editor, Kristina Boden ; production designer, Rusty Smith ; director of photography, Roman Osin. (Cast).
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  • 25 out of 31 copies are currently available at PINES. (Show copies)
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Item details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (121 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2013].

Contents / Notes

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
DVD release date: January 15, 2013.
"Inspired by actual events"--Container.
Extras: Deleted scenes (with optional commentary by director); A tribute to teachers; The importance of education; Audio commentary with director Daniel Barnz; Theatrical trailer; Sneak peek.
Creation/Production Credits: Music by Marcelo Zarvos ; costume designer, Luca Mosca ; editor, Kristina Boden ; production designer, Rusty Smith ; director of photography, Roman Osin.
Participant or Performer: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Oscar Isaac, Rosie Perez, Ving Rhames, Lance Reddick, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Bill Nunn, Holly Hunter, Emily Alyn Lind, Dante Brown, Liza Colón-Zayas, Ned Eisenberg.
Summary, etc.: Frustrated by her dyslexic daughter's struggles at a failing inner-city school, Jamie Fitzpatrick tries to enroll her somewhere else. When this fails, Jamie recruits a disillusioned but caring teacher to try to fix the broken school.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements and language.
System Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby Digital, Dolby surround.
Language: English (5.1), Spanish or French (surround) dialogue; Spanish subtitles; English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing; closed captioned; English audio described.
Subject: Dyslexic children > Drama.
Teachers > Drama.
Urban schools > Drama.
Niños disléxicos > Teatro.
Maestros > Teatro.
Dyslexic children > Fiction.
Teachers > Fiction.
Urban schools > Fiction.
Closed caption video recordings.
Genre: Feature films.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Drama films.

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