Synopsis by Daniel Gelb
A New York City high-school basketball star named Anthony (Taylor John Smith) seems to have a promising future ahead of him, but it's threatened by his father's abusive behavior and severe gambling addiction. As Anthony pursues an athletic scholarship at Cornell, his dad (Michael Shannon) gets tangled up with the mob. Bart Freundlich wrote and directed this coming-of-age drama. Carla Gugino co-stars.