Heart of America
(also called Home Room: Heart Of America
or simply Home Room
; not to be confused with the 2002 film Home Room
) is a 2003 drama
film by German director Uwe Boll
about a fictional school shooting
in a suburban high school. It is believed to have been inspired by such shootings as the Columbine High School Massacre
. The film is MPAA
, drug use
, all involving teens.
The last day of school contains many problems for both the teachers and students of Riverton High School, and there are multiple storylines about this.
The principal must discipline an English
teacher who has let his professional frustrations get the better of him while a counselor attempts to get through to a drug dealer who is ruining her students.
Meanwhile, the principal's daughter is having trouble with her boyfriend, outcast Dara craves drugs, a pregnant
girl argues with her boyfriend about her future options, and a bully
begins to recognize the consequences of his actions.
Unbeknownst to these people, two bullied students, Daniel and Barry are about to shoot up the school against their tormentors. Barry is having second thoughts, while hate-filled Daniel prepares to unleash his anger.