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Freedom Writers (5-Jan-2007)

Director: Richard LaGravenese

Writer: Richard LaGravenese

Based on a book: The Freedom Writers Diary by (many individuals)

Keywords: Drama

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Pat Carroll
5-May-1927   Make Room for Daddy
Patrick Dempsey
13-Jan-1966   Dr. McDreamy on Grey's Anatomy
Scott Glenn
26-Jan-1941   The Silence of the Lambs
John Benjamin Hickey
25-Jun-1963   Philip Stoddard on It's All Relative
Hunter Parrish
13-May-1987   Silas Botwin on Weeds
Imelda Staunton
9-Jan-1956   Vera Drake
Hilary Swank
30-Jul-1974   Brandon Teena in Boys Don't Cry


Review by Francine Kaminski (posted on 19-May-2007)

Hilary Swank obviously stands in the light of Maureen O'hara, Yvonne DeCarlo, and not to forget, Kathrine Hepburn. Swank is believeable because she lives and breaths the part she is playing. Giving people hope with an "Amer-I-Can" positive attitude. We need more Swanks and movies like this to give our citizens hope and feeling of oneness.

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