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Newtown (2016)

Not Rated | | Documentary, History | 24 January 2016 (USA)
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A look at how the community of Newtown, Connecticut came together in the aftermath of the largest mass shooting of schoolchildren in American history.

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Kim A. Snyder
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gene Rosen ... Himself - Sandy Hook Elementary School Neighbor
Syeda Suriya Ahmed Syeda Suriya Ahmed ... Herself - Mother of Surviving First Grader
Abbey Clements Abbey Clements ... Herself - Sandy Hook Elementary School Teacher
Sally Cox ... Herself - Sandy Hook Elementary School Nurse
Bill Cario Bill Cario ... Himself - Connecticut State Trooper (as Sgt. Bill Cario)
Mark Barden ... Himself - Father of Daniel Barden
Daniel Barden Daniel Barden ... Himself - Victim (archive footage)
James Barden James Barden ... Himself - Brother of Daniel Barden
Natalie Barden Natalie Barden ... Herself
Jackie Barden Jackie Barden ... Herself - Sister of Daniel Barden
Melissa Malin Melissa Malin ... Herself - The Bardens' Neighbor
Kyle Malin Kyle Malin ... Himself (archive footage)
Caroline Malin Caroline Malin ... Herself
Robert Weiss Robert Weiss ... Himself - Msgr. St. Rose of Lima Church
Sarah Clements Sarah Clements ... Herself - Daughter of Surviving Teacher
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A look at how the community of Newtown, Connecticut came together in the aftermath of the largest mass shooting of schoolchildren in American history.

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What remains after all is lost?


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 January 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ньютаун See more »

Filming Locations:

Newtown, Connecticut, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,796, 9 October 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$12,998, 16 October 2016
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Mark Barden: Who knows to do this? There's no... There's no way to do this. And we don't want to sweep it under the rug. And at the same time, we don't want to dwell on it. And even with my wife, Jackie, I feel like if I'm having a moment, I don't want to bring that on her if she's having a good moment.
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Well done honest portrayal of a preventable tragedy
29 April 2017 | by DerrrrDerpSee all my reviews

Once it's okay to kill babies there will never be changes with who can have a gun in the US. What thoughtful and brave parents, how devastating. Newtown seems like the perfect community which makes for a stark contrast with the horror. The community seems to be healing and doing their best.

Well worth the watch just make sure you have tissue handy!


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