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Touchback

posted by Nell Minow
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Lowest Recommended Age:Middle School
MPAA Rating:Rated PG-13 for some mature thematic elements
Profanity:Mild language
Nudity/Sex:None
Alcohol/Drugs:Some drinking
Violence/Scariness:Some tense emotional confrontations
Diversity Issues:None
Movie Release Date:April 13, 2012
DVD Release Date:September 3, 2012

Haven’t we all wished for a chance to live that one moment over again?

Scott (Brian Presley, who also produced) has that opportunity in “Touchback,” the story of a man who wants to go back to his days as a star high school football player, before a career-ending knee injury on a game-winning goal ended his days as a player.  He gets that chance to see what could have happened in this touching story reminiscent of “It’s a Wonderful Life.”  But will he choose his knee over the win?  Will winning the game keep him taking his success for granted and overlooking the girl who isn’t the popular cheerleader but who understands integrity and loyalty?  And would she notice him if he was still the arrogant jock?

(Cue Garth Brooks’ “Unanswered Prayers.”)

Kurt Russell, Marc Blucas, Christine Lahti, and Melanie Lynskey co-star in the film, which is sure to lead to some good family conversations.

 



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