• 2015
  • 2h 9min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Niki Caro
  • Written by: Christopher Cleveland / Bettina Gilois
  • Cast: Kevin Costner, Maria Bello, Ramiro Rodriguez
  • UK release: 25 September 2015

Jim White (Costner) is a down-on-his-luck high school football coach who sees that some of his Hispanic students have potential as cross-country runners. Based on a true story, this sports film shows unexpected grit and sensitivity and Costner gives a fine, nuanced performance that allows the supporting cast to shine.

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21 Sep 20153 stars

Kevin Costner is back to his nuanced best in this heartwarming sports film

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