Foster Boy

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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age 14+

Sentimental courtroom drama about foster-care corruption.

NR 2020 109 minutes

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Not for young kids carrying PTSD

I work with sexually and other abused high-school aged foster youth students at UCLA. We have shown it to several audiences of foster youth. It does have accurate scenes of abuse and neglect that could be triggering for young students, say under a maturity age of 14. But it is enormously EMPOWERING for ages 14 and older. One of our students said the film is the first time they ever felt heard. It is a valuable contribution to #fixfostercare You can get a good preview at

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