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Edge of America (2003)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  10 December 2003 (Netherlands)
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Based on a true story, a black educator takes a job teaching high-school English at the Three Nations Reservation, and is coaxed into coaching the girls basketball team.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Kenny Williams
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Annie Shorty
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Carla McKinney
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Shirleen
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Franklin
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Dwayne
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Mother Tsosie
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Homer Horton
Fraya Aspaas-Montoya ...
Francie
Trini King ...
Alvina 'Baby' Tsosie
Deanna Taushi Allison ...
Marissa (as Deanna Allison)
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Leroy McKinney
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Cuch
Reb Fleming ...
Stellar Dodge (as Reb Flemming)
Lyle Bahazoni ...
Jasper
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Based on a true story, a black educator takes a job teaching high-school English at the Three Nations Reservation, and is coaxed into coaching the girls basketball team.

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In the radio room when Mr. Williams comes in Dwayne switches off the radio on one board. Then a few moments later after Mr. Williams comes back with the class you can see Dwayne using the same board for music. Yet later, after Mr. Williams gets the class to agree to his idea, Dwayne uses the wrong board, the one on his other side, to turn the radio back on. See more »

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Kenny Williams: What the hell's going on?
Annie Shorty: They don't understand why you're pissed off all the time.
Kenny Williams: Look, I've had to deal with Norville, Homer, Shirleen.
Annie Shorty: Shirleen?
Kenny Williams: Yeah, she went out and got herself pregnant.
Annie Shorty: She's not perfect, she made a mistake, but to you she's just another dark-skinned girl dragging down the race.
Kenny Williams: I didn't say that.
Annie Shorty: You thought it.
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Bump & Grind
Written by Stephen Edwards
Performed by Jim Gilstrap, Julie Delgado and Lisa Vaughn
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Edge Of America
4 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was one of the best movies I have seen in a long time. I hope to be able to see this movie again and again. It is worth watching more than once. The moral to this story, more people need to see. Thank you to all the people involved in making this movie. I think the choice of actors made this movie about as real as if you were a part of the movie. This is one movie I'll be recommending to everyone. It is not a sports movie but a movie about REAL life. No matter where a person goes in this Edge of America at some point all of us become a minority and we all need to learn we can make this world a better place working together. This is what the movie is teaching us.


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