In order to get better results, a young athlete starts using steroids and begins his downfall.

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In order to get better results, a young athlete starts using steroids and begins his downfall.

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a powerful cautionary tale
6 October 2001 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

This is one film that I feel has been really overlooked. Both Broilns give great performances and people who just remember Josh from his role in The Goonies will really be shocked. His character is basically a likeable kid just driven to win. I think this film says something about how we pressure our young atheletes to bring home the Gold at all costs. Its surely a warnig to heed. Not to give anything away, but the fact that this film does not have a happy ending really helps. It gets your attention, makes it more realistic and really stays in your mind long after the final credits.


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