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Release Date: August 16th, 2013

DVD Release Date: October 22nd, 2013


Plot Summary
Victims of a vicious prank at summer camp, two kids are left alone and naked on an island in a lake. Deciding not to return to camp and more humiliation, they head into the forest on an odyssey of self-discovery.

Cast: Chandler Canterbury, Annalise Basso, Radha Mitchell, Val Kilmer, Keith Flippen, William J. Harrison, Kate Maberly, Jared Kemmerling

Director: D.J. Caruso

Genres: Drama, Adventure

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  • While its theme of youthful empowerment inevitably strikes an emotional chord, the film never manages to achieve any dramatic steam, plodding along in mildly diverting but essentially bland fashion. show more

  • Director D.J. Caruso offers a practical solution to the issue of adolescent bullying, as its two young protags respond to a case of vicious hazing not with despair or retaliation, but through teamwork and character-building. show more

  • Standing Up is mainly an exercise in personality development for Grace, raising her self-esteem, and giving her confidence. show more

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