That's What I Am

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Released 2011

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Director:
Michael Pavone
Released:
2011
Rating:
PG
A 12-year-old boy is convinced he's been pushed toward social suicide when his teacher pairs him up for a project with the school's biggest reject. But the boys form an unexpected bond when bullies turn their attention to an unlikely target.

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  • 70

    Los Angeles Times Gary Goldstein

    A forgettable title and a barely there theatrical release don't do justice to the captivating and nostalgic coming-of-age dramedy That's What I Am.

  • 60

    The New York Times Stephen Holden

    Mr. Harris's depiction of a saintly, soft-spoken, bow-tie-wearing middle-school teacher lends the movie a moral weight it probably couldn't have summoned had another actor played t...

  • 50

    Variety

    Benefits from sensitive, restrained thesping, most notably by Ed Harris, and leaves one feeling blandly inspired.

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