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Short Term 12


What's it about?

Grace, a compassionate young supervisor at a foster care facility, helps at-risk teens. But when a new charge dredges up memories of her own troubled past, Grace's tough exterior begins eroding.


Why do we love it?

Interweaving the personal storylines of those in care and the carers, in 96 minutes you find yourself invested in the complex lives of the characters in a way that takes you by surprise. A bittersweet and beautiful film that deserves your attention.

Who's in it?

Brie Larson - Grace Howard

Kaitlyn Dever - Jayden Cole

Lakeith Stanfield - Marcus


Who made it?

Destin Daniel Cretton - Director & Writer


Where can I watch it?

Find out where you stream, rent or buy Short Term 12 at JustWatch.



 

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