GAY—What’s wrong with being gay? Answer
Homosexual behavior versus the Bible: Are people born gay? Does homosexuality harm anyone? Is it anyone’s business? Are homosexual and heterosexual relationships equally valid?
What about gays needs to change? Answer
It may not be what you think.
teachers and students
|Featuring:||Ed Harris … Mr. Simon
Molly Parker … Mrs. Nichol
Randy Orton … Ed Freel
Amy Madigan … Principal Kelner
Chase Ellison … Andy Nichol
|Producer:||Samuel Goldwyn Company
World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)
Nancy Hirami … co-producer
Todd Lewis … line producer
|Distributor:||World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)|
“I’m a teacher. I’m a singer. I’m a writer.”
Here’s what the distributor says about their film: “Set during the mid-1960s, about a bright 12-year-old boy whose English teacher (Harris) pairs him up on a project with the school’s biggest outcast and social pariah, Stanley (‘Big Red’). When Andy watches Stanley fearlessly confront a school bully, a series of events is unleashed that changes the lives of the boys and their teacher. Madigan plays the school’s principal, while Orton portrays the father of the bully who campaigns to get the teacher fired.
12-year-old Andy Nichol (Chase Ellison) is a bright student who, like most kids his age, will do anything to avoid conflict for fear of suffering overwhelming ridicule and punishment from his junior high school peers. Sporting thick orange hair, a head too big for his body and ears too big for his head, ‘Big G’ has been the object of ridicule since grade school. Before long, Andy will learn that there was truly a method behind Mr. Simon’s madness as to why he teamed these two up. As the story unfolds, Mr. Simon finds himself the target of a malicious rumor after Principal Kelner (Amy Madigan) suspends a school bully for brutally beating up a female classmate who he thinks has ‘cooties.’ When Andy watches ‘Big G’ fearlessly confront the school bully, a series of events are triggered, which change the lives of both young men—and their teacher—forever. Much to Andy’s surprise ‘Big G’ is brilliant, kind, tolerant and a decent human being, who has more dignity than anyone Andy has ever encountered.”
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