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Freedom Writers

Freedom Writers
  • 3 stars
  • 2006
  • Germany/US
  • 122 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Richard LaGravenese
  • Cast: Hilary Swank, Patrick Dempsey, Scott Glenn, Imelda Staunton, Jason Finn, Kristin Herrera
  • Website: www.freedomwriters.com

Set in the aftermath of the 1992 LA riots, a class of High School students is inspired by a naïve teacher Erin Gruwell (Swank) to better themselves through education. A touching performance by Swank stops this becoming another tripe genre movie about a teacher coming into classroom to save savages à la 'Dangerous Minds'.

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Freedom Writers

28 Feb 20073 stars

A touching performance from Hilary Swank ensures that Freedom Writers is not just another tripe genre movie about a teacher coming into class room to save savages à la Dangerous Minds, Stand and Deliver and Lean on Me. Set in the aftermath of the 1992…

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