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Carrie Davis (Reese Witherspoon) is forced to go above and beyond her job description as an employment counselor when she agrees to help three refugees from Sudan, Africa settle into a new life in America. This movie is based on the Lost Boys of Sudan.

MPAA Rating PG-13 for thematic elements, some violence, brief strong language and drug use.
Theatrical Release October 3, 2014
Director Philippe Falardeau
Cast Reese Witherspoon, Corey Stoll, Sarah Baker, Arnold Oceng, Ger Duany, Emmanuel Jal, Nyakuoth Weil
Run Time 110
2014 Warner Brothers Official Movie Website

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