YA Movies - Wont Back Down | Young Adult Mag
Publishing Date: 2/20/2014

About the Film:

Two headstrong mothers (Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis) wage a valiant struggle to save their children's troubled inner-city school, but find their forward-thinking efforts hampered at every turn by apathy and systematic bureaucracy. Holly Hunter, Rosie Perez, and Ving Rhames co-star.

Genre(s): Drama

Distributor(s): 20th Century Fox

Director(s): Daniel Barnz

Starring: Viola Davis , Maggie Gyllenhaal , Lance Reddick , Rosie Perez , Holly Hunter

Themes: Kids in Trouble,Fighting the System,Teachers and Students

Tone: Forceful,Gritty,Rousing

Country of Origin: USA - Limited (09-28-2012)

Language: English

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