There is something you have to love about these feel good movies that are based on true stories!! Kevin Costner stars in McFarland USA which opens on February 20th 2015 telling us the story of Coach Jim White, his amazing group of students,and their journey to becoming a championship cross country team ( I have a feeling we may need tissues).
Take a look at the trailer below and tell me this won’t be great!
“Based on the 1987 true story, “McFarland, USA” follows novice runners from McFarland, an economically challenged town in California’s farm-rich Central Valley, as they give their all to build a cross-country team under the direction of Coach Jim White (Kevin Costner), a newcomer to their predominantly Latino high school. Coach White and the McFarland students have a lot to learn about each other but when White starts to realize the boys’ exceptional running ability, things begin to change. Soon something beyond their physical gifts becomes apparent—the power of family relationships, their unwavering commitment to one another and their incredible work ethic. With grit and determination, the unlikely band of runners eventually overcomes the odds to forge not only a championship cross-country team but an enduring legacy as well. Along the way, Coach White realizes that his family finally found a place to call home and both he and his team achieve their own kind of American dream.”