Short Term 12

On Blu-ray & DVD
MPAA Rating
R for language and brief sexuality.
1 hour, 36 minutes


Follows Grace (Brie Larson), a young supervisor at a foster-care facility, as she looks after the teens in her charge and reckons with her own troubled past. The story of Grace (Brie Larson), a twenty-something social worker who has channeled the demons of her own troubled past into a passion for helping at-risk teens. Her newest ward, Jayden (Kaitlyn Dever), forces Grace to relive her own difficult upbringing just as she and her boyfriend Mason (John Gallagher Jr.) are on the cusp of making a decision that will change their lives. official plot version from

Additional Notes

  • 2013 SXSW Film Festival dual Grand Jury and Audience Award winner.