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When the school fails her child, a determined mom (Maggie Gyllenhaal) enlists the help of teacher (Viola Davis) to try and change the educational system. The pair face overwhelming odds and unbending bureaucracy.

MPAA Rating PG for thematic elements and language.
Theatrical Release September 27, 2012
Director Daniel Barnz
Cast Viola Davis, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Holly Hunter
Run Time 121
2012 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Official Movie Website

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