Gimme Shelter (2014)Genre: Drama
Starring: Vanessa Hudgens, Brendan Fraser, Rosario Dawson
Release Date: January 24, 2014
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for mature thematic material involving mistreatment, some drug content, violence and language – all concerning teens)
Distributors: Roadside Attractions
Based on a true story that centers on 16-year-old Agnes “Apple” Bailey, Gimme Shelter uncovers the struggle for survival and the hope of redemption through the harsh realities of life on the streets. As a pregnant teenager, Apple’s journey plummets her into a perilous struggle until finding salvation in a suburban shelter for homeless teens. With provisions of unprecedented comfort, a collective sisterhood connection and female empowerment, the shelter elevates Apple to break the shackles of her past and inspires her to embrace the future with clarity, maturity and hope not only for herself but her unborn child.