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Lean on Me

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Original title
Lean on Me
Year
Running time
104 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Michael Schiffer
Music
Bill Conti
Cinematography
Victor Hammer
Cast
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Producer
Warner Bros. Pictures
Genre
Drama | Based On A True Story. Schools & University
Synopsis / Plot
Lean On Me is based on a true story of a principal in a New Jersey high school, Eastside High. The Principal, Joe Clark, is hired in 1983 to run one of the worst schools in this state. His mission is to turn this crime, drug, and graffiti infested school around completely in one year’s time. Clark must bring order and peace to this school and must also bring up the learning level of the students so they can pass the state’s minimum basic skills test.
Awards
1989: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Nominated for Best Actor (Morgan Freeman)
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