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Freedom Writers (2007)

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Hilary Swank stars in this story about a teacher in a racially divided school who gives her students what they've always needed - a voice. Swank plays Erin Gruwell, the real-life teacher at Long Beach's Wilson High who inspired her students to overcome th… View More
Genres Drama
Director Richard LaGravenese
Starring Hilary Swank, Patrick Dempsey, Scott Glenn, Imelda Staunton View More
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Movie Summary

Hilary Swank stars in this story about a teacher in a racially divided school who gives her students what they've always needed - a voice. Swank plays Erin Gruwell, the real-life teacher at Long Beach's Wilson High who inspired her students to overcome the gangs that divided them and the education system that forgot them. Based on the book The Freedom Writers Diary and supported by a cast of first-time actors who drew from their actual experiences on the street, Gruwell teaches us all an important lesson about tolerance and trust.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama
Director Richard LaGravenese
Starring Hilary Swank, Patrick Dempsey, Scott Glenn, Imelda Staunton, April Lee Hernandez, Deance Wyatt, Kristin Herrera, Vanetta Smith
Studio Name Paramount Pictures
Release Date 2007
VUDU Release Date 10/17/2007
Rating PG-13 About Ratings
Running Time 122 minutes
Language English
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