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Waiting for "Superman"

  • Release Date: Sep 24, 2010
  • Rated: incidental smoking, some thematic material and mild language
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 42 min.
  • Genres: Art House/Foreign, Documentary
  • Director:Davis Guggenheim

Synopsis

Documentary filmmaker [[Performer~P92838~Davis Guggenheim~davisguggenheim]] explores the tragic ways in which the American public education system is failing our nation's children, and explores the roles that charter schools and education reformers could play in offering hope for the future. We see the statistics every day -- students dropping out, science and math scores falling, and schools closing due to lack of funding. What we don't see are the names and faces of the children whose entire futures...more

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3.0

Dave White Profile

A horror movie about public education.

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Other Critics

5.0

81 out of 100 Metascore®

Universal acclaim

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For Families

12

OK for kids 12+

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