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The Cup (2012)

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Born into a legendary racing family, jockeys Damien Oliver and his brother, Jason, were destined for greatness. However, tragedy strikes when Jason is in a deathly riding accident just days before the prestigious Melbourne Cup race. Damien considers bowing out of the race and wonders if he’ll ever ride again, but with the encouragement of famed Irish horse trainer Dermot Weld, he realizes that racing is the one way he can pay tribute to the memory of his beloved brother. In a moment that captured the attention - and the hearts - of the world, Damien and his horse Media Puzzle victoriously cross the finish line at the Melbourne Cup.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 11th, 2012 (Limited) by Myriad Entertainment Group
MPAA Rating: PG for thematic elements and language.
(Rating bulletin 2224, 5/23/2012)
Running Time: 99 minutes
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Keywords: Horse Racing, Father's Footsteps, Young Child Dealing with the Death of a Parent, Inspirational Sports
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Silver Lion Films, Myriad Pictures, Film Victoria, Screen Australia, Roadshow Films, Simon Wincer, Lance Hool, Ingenious Broadcasting
Production Countries: Australia

Leading Cast

   Dermont Weld

Supporting Cast

Daniel MacPherson    Jason
Jodi Gordon    Trish Oliver

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Production and Technical Credits

Simon Wincer    Screenwriter
Eric O'Okeefe    Screenwriter
Jan Bladier    Producer
Lee David    Producer
Simon Wincer    Producer
Lance Hool    Executive Producer
Kirk D'Amico    Executive Producer
Joel Pearlman    Executive Producer
Greg Sitch    Executive Producer
James M. Vernon    Executive Producer
Peter De Rauch    Executive Producer

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