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Sunset Park (1996)

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A Jewish high school teacher, Phyllis Saroka (Rhea Perlman), steps in to take on the thankless job of coaching the school's inept basketball team, which is filled with ne'er-do-wells from the slums. She takes the job to get extra money to fulfill her dream of opening a restaurant on the Caribbean island of St. Croix. Phyllis has had bad luck with men, is dissatisfied with her teaching job, and is desperate to do something meaningful as she approaches middle age. Meanwhile, the players on the

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Drama, Comedy

Seth Zvi Rosenfeld, Kathleen McGhee-Anderson

Jul 9, 2002

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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The camera fails to capture the basketball action to its best advantage, and it really isn't explained how the players become so talented so quickly.

January 1, 2000
USA Today
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this was a decent watch but very typical. basically the same film that youve seen a dozen times.
December 6, 2007
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danny d

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A favorite.
December 27, 2007
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Leo L

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Good film.
September 8, 2007
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