Even the most hard-hearted viewer is likely to have an emotional reaction; this is as much a testimony to the way Cooper tells the tale as to the story itself.
U.S. Release Date: 2018-09-28
MPAA Rating: "NR"
Director: Cristina Costantini, Darren Foster
Cast: Jack Andraka, Myllena Braz de Silva, Ivo Zell, Kashfia Rahman, Robbie Barrat, Abraham Riedel-Mishaan, Harsha Paladugu, Ryan Folz, Anjali Chadha, Gabriel de Moura Martins
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