Keswick Film Club - Freedom Writers

Freedom Writers 

Director: Richard LaGravenese Country: USA
Cert: 12A Year: 2007 Length: 123 mins
Freedom Writers

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Score: 62.5% Attendance: 153

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Synopsis

For our opening gala this year, we're delighted to present the UK Premiere of Freedom Writers. Based on the actual journals of disadvantaged students at a Long Beach (California) high school, detailing the violence and trauma of their lives, the film isn't only about an amazingly dedicated young teacher, it's also, emphatically, about some extraordinary young people. With a sensitive, vastly impressive performance by Hilary Swank and blessed by the contribution of Imelda Staunton and a gifted group of young actors, the film has already wowed audience and critics in the USA.


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Best Website 2008
Best Website 2007
Film Society of The Year 2006
Best Programme 2005
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Best Programme 2002
Best Programme 2001
Best New Film Society 2000

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