Hurricane Season: Directed by Tim Story. With Forest Whitaker, Taraji P. Henson, Bonnie Hunt, Isaiah Washington. Al, a basketball coach at a New Orleans high school, finally has a winning team when Hurricane Katrina happens. He tries to build a winning team anew after the hurricane.
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Logo Imdb Outline. 6.61 h 42 min2008PG-13. Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker delivers a superstar performance in this powerful story based on real events. Amid the wreckage of Hurricane Katrina, one coach attempts the impossible: create a winning basketball team using players from five of the hardest-hit high schools in the area.
Synopsis. Based on true events amid the wreckage and chaos dealt by Hurricane Katrina; one basketball coach in Marrero, Louisiana just will not give up. Coach Al Collins, gathers other players from hard-hit schools and builds a team actually worthy enough to go to the state playoffs.
This movie is based on the true story of John Ehret High School 's 2005–06 State championship team. After Hurricane Katrina, Al Collins ( Forest Whitaker ), a John Ehret high school basketball coach in Jefferson Parish, across the river from New Orleans in Marrero, Louisiana, assembles a team of players who had previously attended five different schools before the disaster and leads them on the path to winning the state championship.
The directors, Ed Pincus and Lucia Small, aware of being outsiders in New Orleans, turned the camera on themselves and agonized about their guilt and inability to help their subjects. Most Katrina...
Based on true events amid the wreckage and chaos dealt by Hurricane Katrina; one basketball coach in Marrero, Louisiana just will not give up. Coach Al Collins(Forest Whitaker), gathers other players from hard-hit schools and builds a team actually worthy enough to go to the state playoffs.
Forest Whitaker in 'Hurricane Season,' a movie about the John Ehret High School basketball team's magical post-Katrina season. Back in summer 2008, while Forest Whitaker was still in production in...
In a comeback tale for the ages, the great Forest Whitaker gives a forceful turn as coach Al Collins in the 2009 movie Hurricane Season. The title refers to Hurricane Katrina, which ravaged the Louisiana region of the U.S. in 2005.
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