Did you know that more than 160,000 U.S. students stay home from school each day from fear of being bullied? (Source: Pacer.org)
Based on one of the most beloved Young Adult novels of all time and directed by the acclaimed D.J. Caruso, Standing Up follows two kids who get bullied by a vicious summer camp prank. Left together on an island, their adventure begins once they decide not to be victims and instead they Stand Up!
Standing Up is a heart-warming gem of a movie with an important anti-bullying message that’s suitable for the whole family, and will be released on DVD on August 20.
Synopsis (via IMDB):
Based on one of the most beloved Young Adult novels of all time: Two kids are stripped naked and left together on an island in a lake - victims of a vicious summer camp prank; But rather than have to return to camp and face the humiliation, they decide to take off, on the run together. What follows is a three day odyssey of discovery and self-discovery.
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