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NEWS X MUSE Manny Gomez spoke with Julio Quintana and Brett Cullen about their recent film “The Long Game”. Quintana is the director of the film as well as a co-writer. Cullen is one of the stars of the film.

During our conversation about “The Long Game” Quintana talks about the importance of telling the story about there real life teenagers and golf teacher as well as working with the young actors that portray them. Cullen shares with us his point of view as he plays what could be considered the antagonist of the film. It was a fun conversation that you can check out above!

The Long Game

Here is more information about “The Long Game”:

In 1956, JB Peña and his wife moved to the small town of Del Rio, TX, partly for a job as a school superintendent, but mostly to fulfill JB’s dream of joining the prestigious, all-white Del Rio Country Club. So when JB is rejected on the basis of his skin color, he is devastated. But his world soon collides with a group of young latino golf caddies who work at the country club, and JB is inspired by the handmade course the boys built in the country to teach themselves golf. With little experience and even fewer resources, JB convinces the boys to start their own high school golf team, starting them all on a journey where they learn that it takes more than just golf skills to make history. Based on Mustang Miracle by Humberto G. Garcia.

The film stars Jay Hernandez, Dennis Quaid, Cheech Marin, Julian Works, Jaina Lee Ortiz, Brett Cullen, Oscar Nunez, Richard Robichaux, and Paulina Chavez.