Fighting The Odds: The Marilyn Gambrell Story
2005 True Story Drama
Fighting the Odds: The Marilyn Gambrell Story is a 2005 TV film which tells the true story of a former parole officer named Marilyn Gambrell, who helped a group of students at M.B. Smiley High School in Houston, Texas, United States. The students had either been raped, sexually harassed and/or beaten by their own parents. Marilyn helped the students learn to fight back for one another and for themselves. For this, she created the No More Victims program.
Starring: Jami Gertz, Ernie Hudson, Eugene Clark, Sicily Johnson
Director: Andy Wolk
Writer: Andy Wolk & Peter Wolk
Running Time: 120 min