The Washington Times-Herald

September 28, 2012

Movie preview: "Won’t Back Down"


Rated: PG for thematic elements and language

Running time: 2 hr 1 min

Starring: Viola Davis, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Lance Reddick, Rosie Perez, Holly Hunter

Plot: Two headstrong mothers wage a struggle to save their children’s troubled inner-city school, but find their forward-thinking efforts hampered at every turn by apathy and systematic bureaucracy.