Short Term 12
- 96 min
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org The Bar opens at 7pm and drinks can be taken through to the film
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Reviews & features
Short Term 121 Nov 2013
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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