|Starring||Amy Ryan, Bobby Cannavale, Jeffrey Tambor, Melanie Lynskey, Paul Giamatti|
|Genre(s)||Comedy, Drama, Sport|
|Honor(s)||Truly Moving Picture Award Winner|
A disheartened attorney named Mike Flaherty, who moonlights as a high school wrestling coach, stumbles across a star athlete through some questionable business dealings while trying to support his family. Just as it looks like he will get a double payday, the boy’s mother shows up fresh from rehab and flat broke, threatening to derail everything.
Sample Discussion Guide Questions:
At the beginning of the film Mike makes a difficult decision involving an elderly person. Is his decision to be Leo’s guardian legal or ethical? What is the difference?
In what ways does Mike’s misstep come back to haunt him in the film? Is he able to be truthful with his wife and friends as a result?