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Lean on Me Movie Review Summary

Actors: Morgan Freeman, Robert Guillaume

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Morgan Freeman is brilliant as Principal Joe Clark, who is in charge of keeping the students at a troubled high school in New Jersey in line. The teachers don't agree with his principal style, and the students despise him. But when Clark goes to jail, the students and teachers unite to set him free and save his job. There's the ever-climactic auditorium scene in which everyone joins hands and sings the Bill Withers classic that lent its name to the film itself.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   teacher

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   teacher/professor Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Black american

Setting

City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York    -   dirty, grimy (like New York)    -   dangerous    -   rude people Misc setting    -   school

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   Some foul language If lots of song/dance...    -   lot of singing

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