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2.4
8 Ratings

Around the Block

Directed by Sarah Spillane
Australia, 2013
Drama

Synopsis

Christina Ricci stars as an American teacher who takes a troubled inner-city Sydney youth under her wing, in this gritty, unflinching yet inspirational debut feature by Australian director Sarah Spillane.

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Around the Block Directed by Sarah Spillane

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  • spiderliliez's rating of the film Around the Block

    Started so clich├ęd but picked up towards the latter part. I can't say there's exceptional acting, but it's a good story. Sadly it lacked some character build ups and direction. Even for a one-hour and forty-five-minute film, it still needed more time. Things just didn't pan out so well. Great effort though by Christina Ricci.. and for what it's worth, a cool soundtrack.