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Glory Road
Artist: Lucas, Josh
UPC: 00786936723779
Studio: Walt Disney Studios Home Enter
Genre: Drama
Screen: Standard screen
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Product Type: Blu-Ray
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Annotation: Follows the first predominately African American basketball team in college history to win an NCAA championship.
Additional Information
Rating: PG
Runtime: 106 mins
Weight: 0.20 lbs
Info: Standard screen, Soundtrack English
Detailed Product Description: Video
In Print Date : 2006-10-17
Run Time : 7080
Recording Mode : (unknown)
Noise Reduction : (unknown)
Digital Process : (unknown)
Feature : Color
In Print Date : 2006-10-17
Rating : PG (MPAA)
Rating Reason : for racial issues including violence and epithets, and mild language
Category : Dramas, True Story, Theatrical Release, 1960s, African Americans
Original Release Year : 2006
Released By : Buena Vista Home Entertainment
Catalog Number : 5338503
Area : USA
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Contributor
Composer:Trevor Rabin Composer, formerly of YES
Director of Photography:John Toon Director of Photography, RAIN (2001)
Star:Al Shearer Actor, PUNK'D
Director:James Garner American actor, MURPHY'S ROMANCE
Producer:Chad Oman Producer
Vocalist:Alicia Keys
Executive Producer:Jerry Bruckheimer Producer
Costume Designer:Alix Friedberg Costume Designer, GLORY ROAD (2006)
Star:Tatyana Ali Actress/Singer
Star:Derek Luke Actor, ANTWONE FISHER (2002)
Star:Red West Actor
Screenwriter:Gregory Allen Howard Screenwriter, REMEMBER THE TITANS
Editor:John Wright Editor, BROKEN ARROW (1996)
Director of Photography:Jeffrey L. Kimball Director of Photography
Star:Joshua Lucas
Star:Jon Voight Oscar-winning actor, MIDNIGHT COWBOY, COMING HOME
Production Designer:Geoffrey Kirkland Production Designer
Producer:Mike Stenson Producer
Star:Sam Jones American actor, ZIGZAG/Pete Ross of Smallville
Synopsis: GLORY ROAD is about more than a college basketball team in the mid-1960s playing its way to the championship: it is the true story of a coach and his team taking a stand against discrimination in order to play their best game. As the new men's basketball coach at Texas Western, Don Haskins has one goal: to win. At a time when most Southern universities had few black players on their teams and rarely played more than two at the same time, Haskins recruits an unprecedented seven black players for his team and often has three of them starting. His new additions have played on the streets of the South Bronx between breaks at a Detroit steel company, and added fancy moves with the hope of playing for the Harlem Globetrotters. In addition to adjusting to life at Texas Western in El Paso, the players have to integrate with their white teammates and face discrimination from all fronts: the school administration, donors and alumni, spectators, and random strangers, not to mention other basketball teams.To everyone's surprise, the underdog Miners take on team after team, making it all the way to the 1966 NCAA championships. In an historic NCAA final game against the University of Kentucky Wildcats, Haskins played the first all-black collegiate basketball starting lineup, in many ways opening new doors for black players everywhere. James Gartner's feature film directorial debut has impressive performances, great basketball action, snappy dialogue, and just the right amount of humor to complement the seriousness of its main subject. Most important, it pays tribute to an inspirational team and its coach, capturing a moment that changed the sport of basketball forever. Be sure to stick around through the credits to see interviews with the actual team members.
Release Note: Blu-ray Disc Features: Keep Case Full Frame - 1.33 Widescreen - 2.39 Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround - English, French, Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Uncompresse - English Subtitles - English (SDH), French, Spanish - Optional Additional Release Material: Featurette: SURVIVING PRACTICE: Insided A Typical Grueling Haskins Practice With Former NBA Star Tim Hardaway Audio Commentary: 1. Jerry Bruckheimer - Producer; James Gartner - Director 2. Chris Cleveland - Screenwriter; Bettin Gilois - Screenwriter
Review: -01/17/2006
"[I]t will acquaint audiences with a remarkable episode that had ramifications far beyond the basketball court....The film does a good job of showcasing just how momentous that game was..."