A new documentary shows the tragic effects of bullying on children.
Directed by Amandla documentarian Lee Hirsch, the film follows the lives of several children being bullied in different American cities during the 2009 school year.
...the Weinstein Company...decided to release it without a rating... there is barely any cursing, and though the violence is real, it isn’t even close to the scale of violence in popular teen franchises like Transformers (PG-13) or Twilight (PG-13).
...it’s difficult to imagine hordes of schoolage kids wanting to see Bully, particularly if they are presently the target of one. For one, it’s two hours long, essentially a PSA, and with the tales of the kids who committed suicide, frankly isn’t all that uplifting. It functions, again, as a resonant reminder to adults...