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Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis play two determined mothers, one a teacher, who will stop at nothing to transform their children's failing inner city school. Facing a powerful and entrenched bureaucracy, they risk everything to make a difference in the education and future of their children. This powerful story of parenthood, friendship and courage mirrors events that are making headlines daily.

  • 2 hr 1 minPG
  • Sep 28, 2012
  • Drama

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Cast & Crew

  • Maggie GyllenhaalJamie Fitzpatrick

  • Viola DavisNona Alberts

  • Lance ReddickCharles Alberts

  • Emily Alyn LindMalia Fitzpatrick

  • Sara LindseyActor

  • Marianne Jean-BaptisteOlivia Lopez

  • Oscar IsaacMichael Perry

  • Rosie PerezBreena Harper

  • Ving RhamesPrincipal Thompson

  • Bill NunnPrincipal Holland