Short Term 12 Movie

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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.

Who's Involved:

Brie Larson, Rami Malek, Destin Daniel Cretton, John Gallagher Jr., Stephanie Beatriz, Kevin Hernandez, Kaitlyn Dever, Alex Calloway

Release Date:

Friday, August 23, 2013 (Limited)

Rating: R

Runtime: 1 hr, 36 m

Plot: What's the story about?

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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Crew: Who's making Short Term 12

A look at the Short Term 12 behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Destin Daniel Cretton last directed Just Mercy and The Glass Castle. The film's writer Destin Daniel Cretton last wrote Just Mercy and The Glass Castle.

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Production: What we know about Short Term 12

Key Facts

  1. 2013 SXSW Film Festival dual Grand Jury and Audience Award winner.

Filming Timeline

On or about April 13, 2013, the film was in Completed status.

Short Term 12 Release Date: When was it released?

Short Term 12 was released in 2013 on Friday, August 23, 2013 (Limited release). There were 13 other movies released on the same date, including The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, You're Next and The World's End.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

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