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The Way Back


Ben Affleck, Al Madrigal, Michaela Watkins, Janina Gavankar View All


Gavin O'Connor (Director), Brad Ingelsby (Writer) View All

Release: Mar. 5th, 2020
Runtime: 1 hour, 48 minutes
A former basketball all-star, who has lost his wife and family foundation in a struggle with addiction attempts to regain his soul and salvation by becoming the coach of a disparate ethnically mixed high school basketball team at his alma mater.
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There are a lot of layers to what is happening with Jack, and while the film can't avoid a few "underdog team coached by curmudgeon" tropes, I appreciated the way that the film portrayed Jack's at times desperate desire for the young players not to repeat his own mistakes.
The story tries to become more complex as Jack begins making inroads with the team, but the scene involving the basketball team and the players are given short shrift and they are all reminiscent of scenes that we've in other movies.


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