Supervising staff member of a foster care facility Denim navigates the troubled waters of that world alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend. Inside the gates of Short Term 12, fights and meltdowns happen every day and Denim knows how to respond. But as his personal life collides with work, he realizes that he is no better off than the kids he's trying to help.
Creditsdirector: Destin Daniel Cretton
composer: Joel P. West
producer: Joshua Astrachan
screenplay: Destin Cretton
Editor: Nat Sanders
Cinematography: Brett Pawlak
sound: Onnalee Blank
production company: Animal Kingdom
More infosubtitles: Dutch/Fr subt.
country: United States of America
DESTIN DANIEL CRETTON: Longbranch: A Suburban Parable (2002, short), Bartholomew's Song (2006, short), Drakmar: A Vassal's Journey (2006, documentary), Deacon's Mondays (2007, short), Short Term 12 (2008, short), Festival Road Trip (2009, TV series documentary), I Am Not A Hipster (2012), Short Term 12 (2013)