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Wrestle
An Intimate Look at High School Athletes on a Difficult Path

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Amitabha

Amazing. What I loved most was that the camera does all the talking. The young men's faces tell so much. As other commenters point out, Coach Scriber has his heart in the right place but is painfully oblivious and insensitive to many of the racial issues portrayed in the film.

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Kim

This documentary struck a nerve with me. Chris Scriber should never be able to coach young people to do anything, especially young Black people. That tough love thing doesn't work with everyone. His behavior was disgusting. I am happy to see that most of the team seem to be doing okay in ...Read more

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marie

Very good -- inspiring and real. A coach who never gives up. Young men who are trying to better themselves.

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Llednew

Thank you for an incredible documentary. This video "tells and shows it like it is" for these kids.

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Eric

Not just a sports documentary, Wrestle might be one of the best documentaries made in the last 10 years. Incredibly moving and inspiring, you just want these kids to win beyond the mat.

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Angela

The next morning, this film is still on my mind. Coach Scrib is barely more than a child himself and despite his passion and desire to bring a championship to these kids, he has deep blind spots to the truth of life for these young men (primarily black) that are distressingly real. Every time ...Read more

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Kate

Wonderful.