Friday, March 30, 2012

In Theaters : BULLY (2012)

Official Synopsis : Directed by Sundance and Emmy-award winning filmmaker, Lee Hirsch, Bully is a beautifully cinematic, character-driven documentary. At its heart are those with huge stakes in this issue whose stories each represent a different facet of America's bullying crisis. Bully follows five kids and families over the course of a school year. Stories include two families who have lost children to suicide and a mother awaiting the fate of her 14-year-old daughter who has been incarcerated after bringing a gun on her school bus. With an intimate glimpse into homes, classrooms, cafeterias and principals' offices, the film offers insight into the often cruel world of the lives of bullied children.

Genre: Documentary

Critical Response : Positive.
  • Rated 97% on Rottentomatoes from 36 fresh and 1 rotten reviews (average score: 7.1 out of 10).
  • Scored 75 out of 100 on Metacritic (16 positive, 3 mixed, 0 negative).

More Details : 

  • Starring(as themselves) : Alex, Ja'Maya, Kelby, David Long, Tina Long, Kirk Smalley .

  • Director : Lee Hirsch.

  • Screenplay : Lee Hirsch, Cynthia Lowen.

  • Running Time : 99 min.

  • Rating : R for language.