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The Rebound (2016)

Miami is a city known for its sports and diversity. For the Miami Heat Wheels it is a city of opportunity, second chances, and a call to win - against all odds. The Rebound is a real ... See full summary »

Director:

Shaina Koren Allen

Writers:

Brian Gordon (narrative consultant), Marshall Davis Jones (story)
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Credited cast:
Orlando Carrillo Orlando Carrillo ... Himself - Athlete
Mario Moran Mario Moran ... Himself - Athlete
Jeremie Phenom Thomas Jeremie Phenom Thomas ... Himself - Athlete, Musician
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Miami is a city known for its sports and diversity. For the Miami Heat Wheels it is a city of opportunity, second chances, and a call to win - against all odds. The Rebound is a real account of the Heat Wheels' quest during the year following a defeat at the national championships. Like many other community-supported wheelchair basketball programs across the nation, the players push their way through each season - often unsure if they'll have what it takes to make it to the next step. First time filmmakers Shaina Allen (Director) and Michael Esposito (Producer) step deep inside the lives of three players as they endure and respond to adversity. Friends, family, and pride hang in the balance as these men find an extraordinary gift in the hand life has dealt. They hope for an education, a big break, and a new life. The cameras don't stop when the players leave the court: the film follows them through the trials of daily life with a disability. With each victory, the team gets closer to ...

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Documentary | Sport

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2016 (USA) See more »

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DNA Films See more »
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Soundtracks

Faded Fluorescence
Written by Christoffer Franzén
Performed by Lights & Motion
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1 April 2019 | by jabez02See all my reviews

This documentary is amazing. These athletes are incredible. I also really like how this film shows you what's going on off the court as well. Get ready to cry, but in a good way.


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