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United States, Date: January 24, 2014


All | Drama
  • Cast & Credits:

    Release Date: January 24, 2014 (limited)
    Studio: Roadside Attractions
    Director: Ron Krauss
    Screenwriter: Ron Krauss
    Starring: Vanessa Hudgens, Rosario Dawson, Brendan Fraser, James Earl Jones, Ann Dowd, Dascha Polanco
    Genre: Drama
    MPAA Rating: Rated PG-13 (for mature thematic material involving mistreatment, some drug content, violence and language - all concerning teens)
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Tagline: Sometimes you have to leave home to find your family.

Based on a true story that centers on 16-year-old Agnes "Apple" Bailey (Vanessa Hudgens), "Gimme Shelter" uncovers the struggle for survival and the hope of redemption through the harsh realities of life on the streets. As a pregnant teenager, Apple’s journey plummets her into a perilous struggle until finding salvation in a suburban shelter for homeless teens. With provisions of unprecedented comfort, a collective sisterhood connection and female empowerment, the shelter elevates Apple to break the shackles of her past and inspires her to embrace the future with clarity, maturity and hope not only for herself but her unborn child.



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