- Rated: R
- Run Time: 1 hours, 50 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: May 7, 2013
- Originally Released: 2012
- Label: Ent. One Music
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.78
- Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
- Subtitles - English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Chicago Sun-Times - 01/30/2013
3 stars out of 4 -- "[T]his is about a real school in North Carolina and the film does not indulge sentimentality."
Director Robert Townsend tells the tale of a 16-year-old boy who's headed down the road to self-destruction when he's sent to an unorthodox North Carolina school devoted to helping at-risk teens build brighter futures. Loretta Devine, VIVICA A. FOX, and Michael Clarke Duncan co-star.