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Bully / (Unrated)

"Bully" (No MPAA rating (but PG-13 for a version with some vulgarities removed). An interesting and often touching documentary about several victims of bullying, two driven to suicide, and the parents and teachers who often had no idea what was going on. But it is episodic, and we're not sure what we learn from these personal stories except that they are sad. Three stars
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