Title: Won’t Back Down
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Release date: 9/28/2012
Actors: Viola Davis, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Oscar Issac, Holly Hunter
If you can’t beat the system… change it.
Oscar Nominees Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis lead a stellar cast in this empowering drama inspired by actual events. Hard-working single mom Jamie Fitzpatrick (Gyllenhaal) is concerned that John Adams Elementary is letting her daughter down. Teaming with a caring teacher (Davis) who wants the best future for her own son, she sets out to improve attitudes and elevate the school’s academic standards. Despite the odds, with courage, hope and persistence, the women just might prevail in this uplifting film that also stars Rosie Perez and Academy Award Winner Holly Hunter.
Deleted Scenes With Director’s Commentary
A Tribute To Teachers
The Importance Of Education
Audio Commentary With Director Daniel Barns