'Undefeated' filmmakers get it right

February, 14, 2012
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What started as a “Blind Side”-esque look at one high school football player’s story turned into so much more as the documentary “Undefeated” chronicles the 2009 season of the Manassas (Memphis, Tenn.) football team. The film was nominated for an Academy Award and opens Feb. 17 in limited release.

And read here about ESPNHS's look at Life imitating art imitating football, and how the four main "characters" in the documentary -- three players and the coach -- compare with four fictional football equivalents.

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