Detailed plot synopsis reviews of freedom writers erin is an ambitious twenty three year old teacher at the wilson high school erin is faced by diversity in her class now managing the diverse racial group from different backgrounds is a greatest challenge for her. Freedom writers- movie review freedom writers has a great advantage over all those other idealistic and somewhat naïve teachers who come to inner city schools and initially face setbacks but persevere and eventually gain the students' interest and teach them to achieve far beyond the expectations of society movies. Freedom writers is a 2007 drama film starring hillary swank, scott glen, imalda staunton, and patrick dempsey, based on the freedom writers diary by teacher erin gruwell. Summaries it's 1994 in long beach, california idealistic erin gruwell is just starting her first teaching job, that as freshman and sophomore english teacher at woodrow wilson high school, which, two years earlier, implemented a voluntary integration program. Freedom writers analysis essay name of text: freedom writers (2006) film the composer of the text: richard lagravense write a brief description of the text, mentioning its purpose, audience and giving a brief summary of the content: set in long beach california the film 'freedom writers' is about a young beginning teacher who is soon challenged by a group of black, latino and asian.
Freedom writers their stories their words, a film released in 2007 was developed from the nonfiction book, the freedom writers diary, follows gruwell and her students as they experience life ins school and low-income homes danny devito, producer of the film, has directed, produced, and acted leading up to the making of freedom writers. Summary: based on a true story and the diaries of real long beach teenagers after the la riots, freedom writers is an inspirational tale and testimony to courage hope and the human spirit's triumph over intolerance. Freedom writers review 1848 words | 8 pages the movie the freedom writers is based on the true story of erin gruwell's english classes at wilson high, an integrated school with students of all racial and cultural backgrounds as a new teacher she is given the lowest achieving students. Freedom writers characters at the beginning of the movie, marcus has trouble trusting authority figures he was accused of murder as a kid, and was kicked out of the house for being a gang member.
I read the message boards before seeing the movie and wasn't really that excited to go see it yes, the general storyline has been done before i'm a male teenager and this movie made me cry i can't remember the last time a movie made me cry in fact, i don't think i have (teary-eyed doesn't. Summary: based on the inspirational true story of erin gruwell and wilson high school's freedom writers, what this movie lacks in originality for the genre, it more than makes up for in true. Erin gruwell education project the freedom writers diary is the amazing true story of strength, courage, and achievement in the face of adversity. Movie freedom writers english teacher erin gruwell (hilary swank) takes her first job at an la high school and finds herself in charge of a class of gang members and truants. In freedom writers, the students write diary entries to express what they are feeling and the problems that they are facing we only get to hear some of these diary entries.
Jessica martinez is an active freedom writer, serving as a member of the freedom writers educational advisory board and assisting in the active training of teachers who participate in the freedom writers institute. Summary, reaction, and analysis paper #1: the freedom writers diary the freedom writers diary is based on a true story that takes place at wilson high school in long beach, california wilson high school was always known for being an upper class white school but that soon changed. Freedom writers type movie current status in season mpaa pg-13 runtime 123 minutes wide release date 01/12/07 performer hilary swank, patrick dempsey. It's 1994 in long beach, california idealistic erin gruwell is just starting her first teaching job, that as freshman and sophomore english teacher at woodrow wilson high school, which, two years earlier, implemented a voluntary integration program.
Dramatic film based on the book the freedom writers diary by teacher erin gruwell who wrote the story based on woodrow wilson classical high school in eastside, long beach, california the film contains some interesting representations of teenagers ethnic groups (within the class) and teachers at. Freedom writers synopsis the project is based on the freedom writer's diaries: how a teacher and 150 teens used writing to change themselves and the world around them, written by high school. In the freedom writers diary, a group of underprivileged students maintain daily journals under the direction of their teacher, erin gruwell she introduces them to the diary of anne frank and. Featurettes cover making a dream (a behind-the-scenes look at the movie), the freedom writers family, and freedom writers: the story behind the story (a documentary about the real erin gruwell) audio tracks and subtitles are available in english. Freedom writers is adapted from the best-selling book the freedom writers diary, which was a compilation of the journals written by the kids in erin's freshman/sophomore english class i went to this movie expecting a good movie, maybe even a good cry.
The tomatometer rating - based on the published opinions of hundreds of film and television critics - is a trusted measurement of movie and tv programming quality for millions of moviegoers. Freedom writers: a review this is the trailer from the film, freedom writers this powerful film is based on the true story of a new teacher named erin gruell who was assigned to an inner-city high school plagued by gang violence and racism. Read freedom writers reviews from parents on common sense media become a member to write your own review.
Freedom writers takes the seat of a typical plight amongst high school kids living in gang-dominated cities being out of touch with school this movie takes place in los angeles in 1994, just 2 years after the infamous rodney king riots and in the midst of the oj simpson trial. 9 best movie freedom writers quotes,freedom writers a young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves, and pursue education beyond high school.
Film description freedom riders is the powerful harrowing and ultimately inspirational story of six months in 1961 that changed america foreverfrom may until november 1961, more than 400 black. As of january 5, 2007, freedom writers is the surprise of the year that may not sound like high praise, but i won't be forgetting this uplifting, ever-so-relevant film in the near future.