PMDB > All Movies > T > That's What I Am
bar orange to black
That's What I Am (2011)  link to That's What I Am on IMDb  

Number: 399

poster That's What I Am

IMDb Rating:
star star star star star star star star star star

Country: USA, 101 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama

Director(s): Michael Pavone

A coming-of-age story that follows 12-year-old Andy Nichol (Chase Ellison), 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. Everyone's favorite teacher, Mr. Simon (Ed Harris), pairs Andy with the school's biggest outcast and social pariah, Stanley, aka "Big G" (Alexander Walters) on a critical term project. 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.


photo Ed Harris Ed Harris
photo Chase Ellison Chase Ellison
photo Molly Parker Molly Parker
photo Daniel Roebuck Daniel Roebuck
photo Randy Orton Randy Orton
photo Daniel Yelsky Daniel Yelsky
photo Alexander Walters Alexander Walters
photo Mia Rose Frampton Mia Rose Frampton
photo Amy Madigan Amy Madigan
photo Camille E. Bourgeois III Camille E. Bourgeois III

Medium: DVD R/RW,

Location: F:\Media\Movies\Thats what I am.avi

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 4:3