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Genres: Drama
Actors: Doug Hamilton , Courtney Benjamin , David Aron Damane , Kojo Asiedu , Bubba Weiler , Logan Huffman , Dante Brown , Michael Algieri , Toya Turner , Raquel Castro , Jade Yorker , Tim Rhoze , Ruby Dee , Rosie O’Donnell , Philip Johnson
Director: Yves Simoneau
Country: United States
Year: 2009
IMDB Rating: 5.7/10 (274 votes)

In “America,” Dr. Maureen Brennan, a psychiatrist at a youth treatment center, encounters her newest patient, a bi-racial boy named America. Through their sessions, Dr. Brennan helps America come to terms with his roller-coaster life, which began when he was taken by authorities from his crack-addicted mother, and placed into foster care as an infant. The short time of stability in his life occurred when America lived with Mrs. Harper, the elderly nanny to one of his foster families. Later reunited with his mother, she soon abandons America and he is again placed into foster care. Lagging behind in school and full of anger, America retreats further away from society after years of sexual abuse. After attempting suicide, America is placed in a treatment center where Dr. Brennan helps him open up about his painful past and discover the support and courage he needs to get his life back on track.

Film Review

America was the name of this older teen in the foster care system. This movie was very powerful as you could see via the flashbacks that America had been loved at one point in his young life and longed for love again deep down though he acted like he didn't care about anything.Why don't more people foster kids I wonder? So many horror stories in the news are about horrific events done to and by foster kids. And so many TV shows show the negative side of it as well.My husband and I fostered our daughter before she was available for adoption. And yes we took a chance that we may lose her. But it was worth it. She needed love then when she was a foster kid as well as now.I hope more people watch this movie and gain some empathy for the kids that need our love and support.

I just came from an advance screening (this film will air on Lifetime on 2/28/09) and recommend this film highly.This film follows the story of America, a 17-year-old boy who was part of the foster-care system, but now is housed in a state-run residential facility.Rosie O'Donnell plays the counselor who tries to break through America's walls enough for him to trust her with the secret burden he carries.Rosie's performance was understated and brilliant and Ruby Dee is magnificent as Mrs. Harper, the grandmotherly source of the little bit of love that America has ever known.The other residents of the facility also turn in wonderful performances– archetypes but not stereotypes.The young man cast as America had never acted before. After seeing dozens of young actors, Rosie found him in a diner TWO DAYS before principal photography was set to begin. What a find.Though the horrors of America's past are telegraphed early via dissociative flashes of memory and images of Mount…

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