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The Goal (2005)

Not Rated | | Biography, Drama, Family | 21 September 2006 (USA)
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"The Goal" chronicles the lives of two athletes who are on an adrenaline track, one to the Olympics and the other to the world of Pro Soccer. Steve and Jason cross paths while rebuilding ... See full summary »

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... Steve George (as Ryan Parker)
Gale Grove ... Evelyn George
Steve Sanner ... Richard George
Wendy Duncan ... Lara George
Jason Regier ... Jason Roberts
Louie Feher-Peiker ... Jake Roberts
Lucy Roucis ... Janie Roberts
... Joe
... Brad
... Vee George Bruen
Michael Best ... David Bruen
Jeremy Sandberg ... Josh Bruen
Kendall Ottenbreit ... Ashley Bruen
Garren Schultz ... Troy George
Micayla Lander ... Micayla George
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"The Goal" chronicles the lives of two athletes who are on an adrenaline track, one to the Olympics and the other to the world of Pro Soccer. Steve and Jason cross paths while rebuilding their lives following severe accidents. Tragedy affects everyone, not just the injured. Much like an epicenter of an earthquake, it touches many but everyone reacts differently. "Life is a Journey Within" but they have "The Goal, One Dream, One Mission, Bending Steel to Make It Happen"! Written by Nicole Allen

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"The Goal, One Dream, One Mission, Bending Steel to Make It Happen"!


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$50,000 (estimated)
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Won the Prestigious Lombardi Award at the 24th Annual Sports Movie Film Festival,and also received the Honneur de Mention which was given to the top 6 films at the festival 1 November 2006. See more »

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Hold Me Close
Written and performed by Kim Marriott Rieche
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Excellent, educational, thought provoking and inspirational film!!
26 January 2010 | by See all my reviews

This film is a must see for everyone! Family friendly and bold. I'm amazed of what was accomplished with such a small budget compared to most other films. I can't imagine making any film with a $50,000 budget! It was "reality" based cinematography blended with artful snapshots that provoke the entire spectrum of human emotion.

Most of us will be fortunate enough to never have to experience first hand what it's like to loose full use of our bodies and limbs; we take so much for granted! The film has relevance for everyone, regardless as we all suffer loss in some way or have watched someone we know suffer with similar struggles. All of us can relate to craving the immediate gratification of the "adrenaline rush" that drives and motivates us. But just one cruel twist of fate could put any one of us in a similar situation.

Darla Rae drives home this harsh reality of life as a quadriplegic at every stage without fear of "offending" the viewer with stark scenes that drive home the reality that while the physical condition may be offensive (on so many levels), the spiritual condition can overcome any obstacle, turning the "curse" into "blessing". How small simple acts of kindness can change lives.

Even with such limited resources, she simultaneously composes subtle and tasteful cinematography that shows the beauty within the tragedy, the strength of spirit we all possess to overcome any obstacle; the victory of faith over adversity. The Goal skillfully illustrates value of love and support in our lives and the human connection's affect on the human condition. Brava Darla Rae...BRAVISIMO!!


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