This is a movie makes a big social statement while telling a great story. It was one of two films that made 1967 Sidney Poitier’s year.
Captains Courageous (1937) Directed by Victor Fleming Based on the book Captains Courageous: A Story of the Grand Banks by
This film found greater success with the United States preparing to join the fight in World War II.
A brutally honest movie that pushes the audience into uncomfortable territory.
Who is David Helfgott? This film attempts to tell you his story in a Hollywood sort of way.
“To protect the sheep you gotta catch the wolf, and it takes a wolf to catch a wolf.” – Denzel Washington as Alonzo Harris
“The trouble about being on the side of right, as one sees it, is that one often finds oneself in the company of such very questionable allies.” – Felix Aylmer as Mr. Fowler
“That’s the way it is with good ones, you’re sure you’ve heard them before.” – Jeff Bridges as Bad Blake