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Freedom Writers (2007) - Movie Details

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123 min.
Release Date
January 5, 2007
DVD Release Date
April 17, 2007
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Running Time
123 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated PG-13 for violent content, some thematic material and language

The project is based on "The Freedom Writer's Diaries: How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them," written by high school teacher Erin Gruwell and her students.

In the inspiring book, Gruwell and her "unteachable, at-risk" students set out on a life-changing, eye-opening, spirit-raising odyssey against ignorance, misunderstanding, and the negative forces in their own lives.

Beginning with their study of "The Diary of Anne Frank" and the Holocaust,... Full synopsis »

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Freedom Writers is a moved I scoffed at when I was in theaters. Despite decent reviews, the movie looked like countless other films before it, and thus I avoided it at all costs (well, in reality, I just didn't have time to go see it). Now out on DVD, I managed to get my hands on a copy, and I can say this: I was right, and I was wrong. Full movie review »

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