Standing Up (2012)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Coming-of-Age  |   Release Date - Aug 16, 2013 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 96 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG
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Director D.J. Caruso adapts Brock Cole's award-winning young adult novel The Goats to tell the tale of an 11-year-old boy and a 12-year-old girl who flee from summer camp after being subjected to a cruel prank by their bullying peers. Surviving in the wilderness on their own, the two young runaways find both their confidence and friendship growing over the course of their arduous three-day adventure. Val Kilmer, Radha Mitchell, and Kate Maberly co-star.

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adversity, bully, runaway [from home], summer-camp, wilderness