Short Term 12 DVD

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Told through the eyes of Grace (Brie Larson) a twenty-something supervisor at a foster-care facility for at-risk teenagers Short Term 12 is written and directed by Destin Cretton. Passionate and tough Grace is a formidable caretaker of the kids in her charge and in love with her long-term boyfriend and co-worker Mason (John Gallagher Jr). But Grace's own difficult past and the surprising future that suddenly presents itself throw her into unforeseen confusion made all the sharper with the arrival of a new intake at the facility: a gifted but troubled... teenage girl with whom Grace has a charged connection. While the subject matter is complex and often dark Short Term 12 finds truth and humour in unexpected places. [show more]

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Released
10 March 2014
Directors
Actors
Format
DVD 
Publisher
Verve Pictures 
Classification
Runtime
95 minutes 
Features
PAL 
Barcode
5055159278614 
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Hard-hitting drama starring Brie Larson and John Gallagher Jr. Both Grace (Larson) and her boyfriend Mason (Gallagher Jr.) work at a short-term care centre for troubled children. Although the facility has numerous residents, the film closely follows the experiences of 17-year-old Marcus (Keith Stanfield), who is concerned about leaving the facility when he turns 18, and newcomer Jayden (Kaitlyn Dever), who although tormented is also gifted, and we come to know the harsh realities of their existence and ongoing abuse. We also learn that Grace, who encourages the kids to talk about the reasons which brought them to the centre, is battling with her own troubled past and is reluctant to open up about it...

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