Two determined mothers, one a teacher, look to transform their children’s failing inner city school. Facing a powerful and entrenched bureaucracy, they risk everything to make a difference in the education and future of their children.
Daniel Barnz is an American screenwriter and director from Gladwyne, PA. Barnz graduated from Yale University and the University of Southern California Film School. He made his debut in directing in the 2001 movie, The Cutting Room. He also directed the 2009 movie, Phoebe in Wonderland, which received mixed reviews from critics. He wrote and directed a movie adaption of the novel Beastly, a modern-day take on Beauty and the Beast. The movie starred Alex Pettyfer, Vanessa Hudgens, Mary-Kate Olsen, and Neil Patrick Harris, and was released on March 4, 2011.
WON’T BACK DOWN
DIRECTOR: Daniel Barnz
WRITERS: Brin Hill, Daniel Barnz
PRODUCER: Mark Johnson
EDITOR: Kristina Boden
FEATURING: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Oscar Isaac, Rosie Perez, Holly Hunter
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Cast members Rosie Perez and Lance Reddick