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Short Term 12

Short Term 12
  • 2013
  • US
  • 96 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Destin Cretton
  • Cast: Brie Larson, Frantz Turner, John Gallagher Jr
  • UK release: 1 November 2013

Grace (Larson) is a care worker in a foster care facility who is forced to re-examine her own life when a new girl (Dever) arrives. Director Cretton draws impressively naturalistic performances in a film which manages to be tender without being mawkish; Larson gives a career-making turn.

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Otley Film Society present: SHORT TERM 12 [US/2013/96 mins] Director: Destin Daniel Crettin

A 20-something supervising staff member of a residential treatment facility navigates the troubled waters of that world alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend.

Tickets (£4) can be bought on the door, or reserved by e-mailing The Bar opens at 7pm and drinks can be taken through to the film

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Short Term 12

1 Nov 20133 stars

Tender US drama set in a foster home, with a stand-out performance by Brie Larson

The first scene of Short Term 12 both sets the tone and sums up this indie drama from second-time director Destin Cretton. Light banter, outside a foster care facility, is suddenly overshadowed by the darkest of clouds, as one of their number bursts…

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