Spirit of the Game

Synopsis: In the lead up to the 1956 Olympic games, a group of missionaries are tasked with helping the fledgling Australian basketball team compete in their first ever Olympics, and in doing so, unite a nation still coming to grips after the war.
Genre: Biography
Director(s): Darran Scott
Production: Xlrator Media
Rotten Tomatoes:
98 min

Hello, Delyle Condie speaking.

Basketball star.

It's a long time since

I've been called that.


Ken Watson?

Oh, I'm so sorry to hear that.

He was a good man.

Yes. Well, thanks

for letting me know.

I'll keep you in my prayers.


Oh, there's something

on your nose.

Every time!

Yeah, one of these days,

you'll catch on.

I hope not.

Emily, will you marry me?

I was going to get a ring first

and plan it all out, but...


Yes, yes, yes.

Oh, shoot. I should have

asked your dad first.

What can he say?

Hi, Dad.

Hi, son.

Bye, son.

Oh, yeah, I'm getting married.

That's nice, son.

Hi, Mom.

You look happy.

Must have been a good movie.


We saw Lady and the

Tramp at the Grand,

and I don't know what it was,

but something about that movie

made me realize that Emily's...

Well, you know, her and I...

We just... We just...

Oh, dang it, I just

proposed to her!


What did she say? Did she say yes?

How did you propose?

Wait, you don't have a ring yet?

Do you have a ring yet?

Oh, was she excited?

Oh, Delyle, this is so exciting!

Mom, take a breath, okay?

I don't have a ring yet.

But she said yes.


Frank obviously gave

you his blessing?

Well, I haven't had the

chance to ask him yet.

Dad, I wanted to

talk to all of you

before I did anything,

but it just sort of popped out.

That's just you being you.

You have a great big,

loving Condie heart.

Could that be a problem, Dad?

Knowing Frank, I doubt it.

But I would take care of it

first thing tomorrow.

Well, we need to get you a ring.

Tomorrow we'll drive

to Molinelli's

at Pocatello and go shopping.

Oh, my, there is

so much to organize.

I need to make a list.

So many people to invite.

All the Wilsons, the Hamiltons.

Oh, dear, we can't

forget the McQueens.

Now look what you've done.

Congratulations, son.

Come here.

Kids have all gone

to bed, Mother.

Time for you as well.

I'm down to the last dozen.

No, they can wait till tomorrow.

May I have this dance?


Well. That was quite a...

Risky move back there.

Your eyes don't shine

Like they used to shine

And the thrill is gone

When your lips meet mine

Hey, Emily.

What are you doing here?

I needed to see you.


Let's go outside though,

before someone sees you.

I have to, um...

I have to go to California

to help my sister Jodi

with her children.

Is everything all right?

It's just hard for her

with Jeff being away.

Do you need me to drive you?

No, thank you.

I'll catch the Hound

in the morning.

Is there anything I can do?

You're sweet,

but, no, I should only

be gone a few weeks.

I want to see you

in the playoffs.

I know you'll be great.

This is all I have,

but I want you to take it.

I have enough, thank you.

Well, I should go pack,

and you have to go

back to your studies.

Call me when you get there.

I will.

I love you, Em.

And your shot from the top

of the key, it was amazing!

Great game tonight, son.


You should have told me

you were in town,

I would have got you tickets.

I was in town on business,

I just wanted to surprise you.

Yeah, well, you did.

It's great to see you.

Have you eaten?

You want to get something?

I would love that.

Let's go.


You know, Lyman's

discharged from the Navy next week.

You think you can make it

back for his homecoming?

We're on the road

in Arizona next week,

but I could drive up as soon

as we get back to town.

He'd be happy to see you

whenever you can get there.

They all will.

How is everyone?

Well, your mother

misses you, of course.

There's no one to

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