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Edge of America

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Native American filmmaker Chris Eyre directs the made-for-TV sports drama Edge of America, based on a true story and shot entirely in Salt Lake City, UT. James McDaniel plays Mr. Kenny Williams, a black man from Texas who moves out to Utah to accept a position as an English teacher at the Three Nations Reservation. He has a difficult time fitting in with the tight-knit Native American community, especially when he's asked to coach the high school girls' basketball team. He has to struggle with getting the hapless...
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Overview

Native American filmmaker Chris Eyre directs the made-for-TV sports drama Edge of America, based on a true story and shot entirely in Salt Lake City, UT. James McDaniel plays Mr. Kenny Williams, a black man from Texas who moves out to Utah to accept a position as an English teacher at the Three Nations Reservation. He has a difficult time fitting in with the tight-knit Native American community, especially when he's asked to coach the high school girls' basketball team. He has to struggle with getting the hapless team back in shape to play against the nearby all-white high school. Also starring Irene Bedard, Tim Daly, and Wes Studi. Edge of America premiered in the U.S. at the Sundance Film Festival in 2004.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Dolby Digital 5.1; Filmographies; Photo gallery
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/28/2006
  • UPC: 758445114928
  • Original Release: 2003
  • Rating:

  • Source: Showtime Ent.
  • Region Code: 1
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:46:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 15,585

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
James McDaniel Kenny Williams
Irene Bedard Annie Shorty
Tim Daly Leroy McKinney
Wes Studi Cuch
Delanna Studi Carla McKinney
Misty Upham Shirleen
Eddie Spears Franklin Tom
Cody Lightning Dwayne
Geraldine Keams Mother Tsosie
Michael Flynn Homer Horton
Fraya Aspaas-Montoya Francie
Trini King Baby
Deanna Allison Marissa
Technical Credits
Chris Eyre Director, Producer
Matias Alvarez Asst. Director
Stephen Burleigh Executive Producer
Douglas Cameron Sound/Sound Designer
Tim Daly Executive Producer
Rene Haynes Casting
Mark Hoefling Production Designer
Mark Hofeling Production Designer
Willy Holtzman Producer, Screenwriter
Kenneth J. Kirchner Set Decoration/Design
Clark Mathis Cinematographer
Robert F. Philips Asst. Director
Alexis Scott Costumes/Costume Designer
B.C. Smith Score Composer
Paul Trejo Editor
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Edge of America
1. Opening Credits [7:01]
2. "Need a Lift?" [13:26]
3. The Crash [15:10]
4. "Did Someone Blow a Whistle?" [18:47]
5. "They Own Everything" [17:25]
6. "Having Things Your Way" [7:32]
7. Together [9:28]
8. End Credits [14:23]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Edge of America
   Play Movie
   Scene Selections
   Bonus Features
      Filmographies
         James McDaniel
         Irene Bedard
         Wes Studi
         Tim Daly
      Showtime Entertainment Previews
         Queer as Folk Season 5
         Sucker Free City
         Sleeper Cell
         Liza With a "Z"
   Audio
      English Stereo 2.0
      English Dolby Digital 5.1
      Spanish Stereo 2.0
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