Pressure Cooker

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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 39 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2009
  • Label: First Run Features
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: Bonus scenes
    • Wilma update
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English

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Entertainment Reviews:

Box Office - 05/26/2009
"Like the great chefs their subjects aspire to become, filmmakers Jennifer Grausman and Mark Becker have created a delectable confection, patiently assembling their ingredients and allowing the mixture ample time to bake in the sure knowledge that the result will be spectacular."
Los Angeles Times - 06/05/2009
"[M]oving, inspirational and tremendously real....It provides an absorbing, highly engaging look at a year in the life of a Philadelphia high school culinary arts class and its nascent chefs as they prepare for a life-changing scholarship competition."
Washington Post - 07/17/2009
"[The filmmakers] enhance our appreciation of that most undervalued sector of the American workforce, the city schoolteacher....It merits a place of honor at the table."

Product Description:

With its 40% dropout rate, the northeast Philadelphia high school in PRESSURE COOKER isn't exactly known for its academic success. But the Culinary Arts teacher, Wilma Stephenson, is on a one-woman mission to change that. This documentary follows three of her students as they struggle to balance Mrs. Stephenson's difficult course with their own personal challenges, knowing that the successful students could earn huge scholarships to prestigious cooking schools.

Plot Keywords:

Cooking | Documentary | High School Experiences | High School Students | Theatrical Release

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  • UPC: 720229914260
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