September 3, 2010
Director: James C. Strouse
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for some thematic elements, language including some sexual references, alcohol abuse and smok
Screenwriter: James C. Strouse
Starring: Sam Rockwell, Emma Roberts, Rob Corddry, Shareeka Epps, Emily Rios
Official website: WinningSeasonmovie.com
Set in suburban Indiana, "The Winning Season" stars Rockwell as Bill Greaves, an adult misfit recruited by the local high school principal (Corddry) to coach the school's floundering girls' basketball team. Initially retreating from what appears to be a hopeless situation, Bill perseveres and manages to help the team and its captain (Roberts) ratchet up its competitive spirit, while the girls offer Bill a renewed life focus.