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Short Term 12

R| 1 hr. 36 min.

Plot Summary
A supervisor (Brie Larson) at a group home for at-risk teens connects with a new resident (Kaitlyn Dever) while facing a personal crisis of her own.

Cast: Brie Larson , John Gallagher Jr. , Kaitlyn Dever , Stephanie Beatriz , Rami Malek , Alex Calloway , Kevin Hernandez , Keith Stanfield

Director: Destin Daniel Cretton

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Cinedigm

Short Term 12 (2013)

Release Date: September 20th, 2013|1 hr. 36 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 9 )
  • Rehab movies nearly always make me cringe, as if the audience needs to take medicine, as if hope needs to be force fed. Short Term 12, an exceptional film in every way, breaks the mold. show more

  • Short Term 12, a low-budget feature only 96 minutes long, is a big deal on a small scale: for what it reveals of Mr. Cretton as a filmmaker — especially as a storyteller, and a director of actors within tautly constructed scenes — and of Ms. Larson's abundant talent. show more

  • A genuinely moving look at life in a group foster home that avoids most of the usual routes into viewers' hearts. show more

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  • January 10, 2014 vicky341
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    A must see film. Great performances by all the actors. John Gallagher Jr. is great in this film. Just love the film!!

  • October 04, 2013 phoebeedw
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    A fabulous movie!!! One of the best that I have seen!

  • September 11, 2013 thevisitor967
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    One of the best films of the year. Because the characters are so well developed, the movie held my attention. I know a lot of people are raving about Brie Larson, but I thought John Gallagher was even better! I thought he turned in a very natural performance, which is not easy to do.

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