More about this item
THE PERFECT GAME - DVD
Based on a true story, a group of boys from Monterrey, Mexico become the first non-U.S. team to win the Little League World Series.
Based on a true story. In 1957 a rag-tag, shoeless, poor group of kids from Monterrey, Mexico shocked the world by winning 13 games in a row and the Little League World Series in the only perfect game ever pitched in the Championship. These kids, led by their priest and a down-and-out former major leaguer embark on a journey through the southern US and up into Williamsport, PA for the Championship game. They encountered many adversities including nearly being deported and the bigotry that wouldn't allow them into certain restaurants or travel on certain buses. They never lost their faith and eventually captured the hearts of both nations. This is a heart-warming inspirational story in the tradition of "Rudy", "Hoosiers", "Coach Carter" or "Friday Night Lights".
In 1957, no one expected a team from outside the United States to take home the trophy for the Little League World Series, especially not the boys from Monterrey, Mexico. But in this film based on a true story, that team won the championship, and they won it by playing a perfect game.
Written: John Bradly
Runtime: 118 min
Sound Mix: DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS
Aspect Ratio: 2.35: 1
Director: William Dear
Writer: W. William Winokur
Stars: Clifton Collins Jr., Cheech Marin, and Moises Arias
WORD / IMAGE ENTERTAINMENT