When it comes to inspiring stories, nothing really tops an underdog sports narrative. The plucky team with aspirations for greatness. The odds are always stacked against them, but with one determined coach and a pull-yourself-up-by-the-bootstraps mentality, the team is able to overcome all that they are up against and get the victory and respect they deserve. In many ways, The Long Game from director Julio Quintana, who also penned the script alongside Jennifer C. Statson and Paco Farias, is a standard issue underdog story.

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