The Basket

"Very Good"

The Basket Review


It's Hoosiers: Episode 1, in this oddball period piece about the early days of basketball and its arrival in a small Washington farming village. The eccentric new schoolteacher (Peter Coyote) -- he plays German opera in class! -- also brings a game involving the tossing of a round ball into a peach basket. In order to raise money for farm equipment, the town pools together to send the local boys to play against the state champs. Lots of feelin' good ensues.


Facts and Figures

Run time: 105 mins

In Theaters: Friday 5th May 2000

Box Office Worldwide: $619 thousand

Distributed by: MGM Home Entertainment

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 44%
Fresh: 8 Rotten: 10

IMDB: 6.5 / 10

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Director:

Producer:

Starring: as Martin Conlon, as Bessie Emery, as Helmut Brink, as Brigitta Brink, Jack MacDonald as Nicholas Emery, as Tom Emery, as Nathan Emery, Patrick Treadway as Frederick Treadway

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