Short Term 12 Movie

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2013 | R | Drama | 1hr, 36m

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. more

Release DateU.S.

Short Term 12 was released on
Friday, August 23, 2013 Limited Release

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

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Destin Daniel Cretton


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R for language and brief sexuality


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

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