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Two headstrong mothers (Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis) wage a valiant struggle to save their children's troubled inner-city school, but find their forward-thinking efforts hampered at every turn by apathy and systematic bureaucracy. Holly Hunter, Rosie Perez, and Ving Rhames co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:September 28, 2012


Maggie Gyllenhaal
as Jamie Fitzpatrick
Viola Davis
as Nona Alberts
Oscar Isaac
as Michael Perry
Holly Hunter
as Evelyn Riske
Rosie Perez
as Breena Harper
Emily Alyn Lind
as Malia Fitzpatrick
Lance Reddick
as Charles Alberts
Ving Rhames
as Principal Thompson
Bill Nunn
as Principal Holland
Ned Eisenberg
as Arthur Gould
Marianne Jean-Baptiste
as Olivia Lopez
Liza Colon-Zayas
as Yvonne
Keith Flippen
as Ben
Robert Haley
as Tim
Lucia Forte
as District Receptionist
Sarab Kamoo
as Principal Chamudes
Teri Clark Linden
as Cody's Teacher
Joe Coyle
as Clay Bathgate
Jane Mowder
as Jan
Richard Barlow
as Mr. Brandt
Franklin Ojeda Smith
as Mr. King
Dionne Audain
as Adam's Parent
Rick Applegate
as School Superintendent
Julius Tennon
as Thomas


Daniel Barnz
Daniel Barnz
Roman Osin
Linda Cohen
Musical Direction/Supervision
Marcelo Zarvos
Composer (Music Score)
Kristina Boden
Gary Kosko
Art Director
Tom Williams
Executive Producer
Ron Schmidt
Executive Producer
Amanda Morgan Palmer
Executive Producer
Luca Mosca
Costume Designer
Diana Stoughton
Set Decorator
Richard E. Chapla Jr.
First Assistant Director
Julie Madison
Laura Rosenthal
Abbi Jutkowitz
First Assistant Editor
Craig Anderson
Visual Effects Coordinator
Sharyn Cordice
Jason Silvis
Stunts Coordinator
Rita Parillo
Key Hairstylist
Ron Schmidt
Unit Production Manager
John Reitz
Re-Recording Mixer
Brooke Satrazemis
Script Supervisor
Katy Wood
Supervising Sound Editor
Karen Lovell
Department Head Hair
Peter Crosman
Visual Effects Supervisor
Robbie Friedmann
Location Manager
Jeannee Josefczyk
Rachel Kick
Department Head Makeup
Christopher Aud
Sound Effects Editor
Gregg Rudloff
Re-Recording Mixer