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A Season on the Brink

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One of the most unabashedly profane albeit honest TV movies ever produced for "basic" cable, A Season on the Brink is based on John Feinstein's book about the 1985-1986 Indiana Hoosiers' basketball season. Brian Dennehy heads the cast as the controversial, combative, chair-tossing Hoosiers coach Bobby Knight, whose motto is "The only two words you need to know to play basketball at Indiana: Yes, Sir!" Driving his players mercilessly, and making verbal mincemeat of fans and reporters alike, Knight isn't interested...
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One of the most unabashedly profane albeit honest TV movies ever produced for "basic" cable, A Season on the Brink is based on John Feinstein's book about the 1985-1986 Indiana Hoosiers' basketball season. Brian Dennehy heads the cast as the controversial, combative, chair-tossing Hoosiers coach Bobby Knight, whose motto is "The only two words you need to know to play basketball at Indiana: Yes, Sir!" Driving his players mercilessly, and making verbal mincemeat of fans and reporters alike, Knight isn't interested in winning any popularity contests -- he is only interested in winning games, which he does with intimidating frequency. Along the way, Knight's abrasive style has profound effects on two of his best players, Daryl Thomas Michael James Johnson and Steve Alford James Lafferty -- not to mention Bobby's assistant coaches and family members. Videotaped footage of actual games is incorporated into the dramatized re-enactments, with mixed but generally effective results. A Season on the Brink was simulcast over ESPN and ESPN2 on March 10, 2002, with the original TVMAL-rated version airing on the former service, and a "laundered" TV14LV-rated version running on the latter channel.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/11/2003
  • UPC: 031398819035
  • Original Release: 2002
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  • Source: Vidmark / Trimark
  • Format: VHS

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Brian Dennehy Bobby Knight
Duane Murray Kohn Smith
Benz Antoinee Joby Wright
Gary Hudson Ron Felling
James Lafferty Steve Alford
Patrick Williams Stew Robinson
Al Thompson Delray Brooks
Thomas Hauff Ed Williams
Dan Becker Dan Dakich
Manfred Maretzki Joseph Wisnofsky
Phoenix Gonzales Charlene
Yorick Parke Andre Harris
Michael James Johnson Daryl Thomas
Technical Credits
Robert Mandel Director
Stanley M. Brooks Executive Producer
Joshua Butler Executive Producer
Claudio Chea Cinematographer
Andrew Chulack Editor
Randy Edelman Score Composer
Chet Fenster Executive Producer
Steve Porcaro Score Composer
David W. Rintels Producer, Screenwriter
Scott Vickrey Editor
Lewin Webb Producer
Gord Wilding Production Designer
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