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Released: 30 March 2009

Golden Globe nominee Dennis Quaid (Vantage Point, The Day After Tomorrow) and talented young newcomer Rob Brown (Finding Forrester, Coach Carter) star in the sports film of the year. From the writer of Blood Diamond (Charles Leavitt) and the director of Runaway Jury and Kiss the Girls (Gary Fleder), comes the incredible true story of Ernie Davis, the first African-American to win the coveted Heisman Trophy, the highest accolade in American Football.

Raised in poverty in Pennsylvania coal-mining country, Davis (Brown) overcame seemingly insurmountable odds to become an unstoppable running back for the Syracuse Orangemen. Under the guidance of hard-nosed coach Ben Schwartzwalder (Quaid), a surrogate father to the young athlete and with a personal obsession to win a national championship, Davis would develop from an impressive high-school athlete into a legend.

While everyone agreed Ernie Davis was a miraculous football player with outstanding natural talent, few thought this quiet young man would become an icon for the burgeoning civil rights movement that divided America in the early 1960s. Refusing to play by the unspoken rules of the day that embraced racism as the norm, Davis stood defiant and broke through one barrier after another in his personal campaign to alter the way fans looked at men of his colour.

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This competition is now closed. The winners are as follow:
Denise Whiteside, Bedfordshire, LU5
Alison Serdet, West Sussex, PO19
Barbara Smith, Staffordshire, B79