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Overall C

Denzel Washington makes his directorial debut in this poignant film about the senseless acts of murder, abuse and abandonment that color a child's existence. Based on the real life experiences of the film's screenwriter, Antwone Fisher explores those events and the conscious choices needed to make a course correction in life.

Violence D+
Sexual Content D+
Profanity D
Substance Use B+

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for violence, language, and mature thematic material including child abuse.

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