The movie begins showing the 1992 race riots resulting from the beating of Rodney King.
This sets the scene for the racial tension present in Long Beach, California.
The most significant themes in The Freedom Writers is tolerance, journal writing/empowerment, determination and last but not least is freedom.
Erin Gruwell, the teacher starts on In this case the students in Ms.
The main characters in the movie are the same as the ... This isn’t the best movie but it is a convincing drama where the emotional scenes often feel real than fake.
Freedom Writers was a movie that totally blew the audiences mind away, it was an emotionally, heart touching movie that got people thinking about what happens and what others go through.
La Gravenese did a very good job using passages from the actual student’s dairies to pursue the message of the film.
This is truly an awesome, incredible, amazing movie that everyone should watch connect with it.
2007 drama film, Freedom Writers, directed and written by Richard La Gravenese (whose previous screenplays include The Fisher King and The Bridges of Madison County) starring Hilary Swank, Scott Glenn, Imelda Staunton and Patrick Dempsey.
It is based on the book The Freedom Writers Diary by Erin Gruwell (teacher by profession) who wrote the story based on Woodrow Wilson Classical High School in Long Beach, California.