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Through These Gates (2013)

This film follow the director on his journey back home to Lincoln, Nebraska and all over the country to find out what it means to be a Cornhusker by comparing the culture of the community to that of the hometown football team.

Director:

Ryan Tweedy

Writers:

Nate Holbrook (script editor), Nate Holbrook
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Cast

Credited cast:
Clayton Anderson Clayton Anderson ... Himself
Eric Crouch Eric Crouch ... Himself
Tommie Frazier Tommie Frazier ... Himself
Larry the Cable Guy ... Larry the Cable Guy
Dave Max Dave Max ... Himself
Derrie Nelson Derrie Nelson ... Himself
Tom Osborne Tom Osborne ... Himself
Jason Peter Jason Peter ... Himself
Jason Peter Jason Peter ... Himself
Tom Rathman Tom Rathman ... Himself
Johnny Rodgers Johnny Rodgers ... Himself
Barry Switzer Barry Switzer ... Himself
Kent Titze Kent Titze ... Himself
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This film follows several individuals associated with the University of Nebraska football community throughout their different life lessons. The roster includes Jan Berringer, the mother of the beloved star quarterback Brooke Berringer who passed away two days before the 1996 NFL Draft. Charlie McBride, one of the best Defensive Coordinators in Cornhusker history who secretly gave away game winning footballs to Husker fans throughout the country. Jason Peter, a former defensive end Husker player who battled drug addiction during his post NFL career. Jack Hoffman, a seven-year-old pediatric cancer patient who gets to live his dream and suit up with the Cornhusker team. Clayton Anderson, the first and only NASA Astronaut that hails from Nebraska. These stories are truly remarkable. The loyalty and sincerity that fans produce on screen show the true meaning of pride. Through These Gates examines true sportsmanship from a genuine community. It's not just a film about watching football. ... Written by Chidinma Ezeani and Michelle St. Marie

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

August 2013 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Lincoln, Nebraska, USA See more »

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Budget:

$50,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

FIC Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Husker fan or not--GREAT film!
31 July 2014 | by pgjansSee all my reviews

This movie is great for fans of Nebraska football. This movie is every bit as good for people who are not fans of Nebraska football. It depicts life on the plains, giving a sense of how Midwestern folks develop their personalities, and how they attach themselves to something like Husker football. But what really drives the movie is the filmmaker's own story of humanity. His journey takes a topic that many people would be passionate about (and many more would find completely uninteresting) and adds a personal, human element. You can't help but feel the love pouring from the movie. I'm a football fan, but I got a bit misty at parts (the original music had a lot to do with that, something you can't always say about truly independent films--EXCELLENT). There was also some really great photography. Obviously, if you love Husker football, this is a great film. But if you've ever left home, wherever that may be, it's an even better film. Great work!


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