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Stand and Deliver [DVD] [P&S]

  • PG
  • DVD
  • 1 disc
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • Based on a true story, "Stand and Deliver" is an inspirational tale of a dedicated teacher who rescues a group of poor Latino students from potential delinquency by turning them into math whizzes. Using humor, imagination and whatever other means necessary, Jaime Escalante gets his students at a tough East Los Angeles high school so excited by learning that they are able to pass advance placement tests in calculus with flying colors. Their scores are so spectacular, in fact, that the testing board decides the students have cheated and forces them to prove their new-found knowledge by retaking the test.
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  • Credits
    Edward James Olmos, Andy Garcia, Lou Diamond Phillips, Rosana De Soto
  • Critic Reviews
    "...[Olmos] has the viewer rooting for him all the way....His enthusiasm really catches on..."
    New York Times

    "...Inspirational....It's a heartwarming message picture..."
    Variety

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