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Release Date: November 8th, 2013

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 22 min

Plot Summary
In Indiana, Medora High School's basketball team becomes a symbol of its once-thriving town as it struggles to avoid another winless season.

Director: Andrew Cohn , Davy Rothbart

Genres: Documentary

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Andrew Cohn and Davy Rothbart’s doc, exec-produced by Steve Buscemi and Stanley Tucci, is one more sad, serious eulogy for a way of life. show more

  • Using the plight of the hapless team and its troubled young players as a microcosm of American society in decline, Medora, inevitably bound to be compared to the more ambitious and accomplished Hoop Dreams, nonetheless scores some winning points in powerful fashion. show more

  • It feels as if it set out to be an inspirational tale about underdogs beating the odds, but instead of giving color to the story, the filmmakers presented it with black-and-white ideas. show more

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