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      Fighting Back

      1982 1h 40m Drama List
      Reviews John Embling (Lewis Fitz-Gerald), a teacher in an industrial suburb, works with children who, despite barely being adolescents, already dabble in drugs and crime. One such child, the unstable Tom (Paul Smith), catches his attention, and John takes him under his wing. Through various means, including taking Tom on a camping trip and interacting with his mother (Kris McQuade), John is able to break through to Tom in this dramatization of Embling's autobiographical book. Read More Read Less
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      Synopsis John Embling (Lewis Fitz-Gerald), a teacher in an industrial suburb, works with children who, despite barely being adolescents, already dabble in drugs and crime. One such child, the unstable Tom (Paul Smith), catches his attention, and John takes him under his wing. Through various means, including taking Tom on a camping trip and interacting with his mother (Kris McQuade), John is able to break through to Tom in this dramatization of Embling's autobiographical book.
      Director
      Michael Caulfield
      Producer
      Sue Milliken
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Runtime
      1h 40m