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Won't back down [videorecording] / Walden Media presents a Bran Via Production ; produced by Mark Johnson ; written by Brin Hill and Daniel Barnz ; directed by, Daniel Barnz.

Barnz, Daniel, 1966- (Added Author). Hill, Brin. (Added Author). Gyllenhaal, Maggie, 1977- (Added Author). Davis, Viola, 1965- (Added Author). Isaac, Oscar. (Added Author). Perez, Rosie. (Added Author). Hunter, Holly, 1958- (Added Author). Walden Media. (Added Author). Gran Via Productions. (Added Author). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc. (Added Author).
  • Description: 1 videodisc (121 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment,

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Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
DVD release date: January 15, 2013.
"Inspired by actual events"--Container.
Special features: deleted scenes with optional commentary by director ; 'A tribute to teachers' ; The importance of education ; audio commentary with director ; theatrical trailer ; sneak peek.
Participant or Performer Note: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Oscar Isaac, Rosie Perez, and Holly Hunter.
Summary: Frustrated by her dyslexic daughter's struggles at a failing inner-city school, Jamie Fitzpatrick tries to enroll her somewhere else. When this fails, Jamie recruits a disillusioned but caring teacher to try to fix the broken school.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements and language.
System Details Note: DVD, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby Digital, Dolby surround.
Language Note: English (5.1), Spanish or French (surround) dialogue; Spanish subtitles; English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing; closed captioned; English audio described.
Subject: Dyslexic children > Drama.
Teachers > Drama.
Urban schools > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

Additional Titles

Alternate Title: Will not back down