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Packed with tons of archival footage, witness the story of legendary basketball coach Eddie Sutton when Eddie arrives on Digital March 9 from Lionsgate. The documentary follows the life and legacy of famed basketball coach Eddie Sutton, who coached across the Universities of Arkansas, Kentucky, and Oklahoma State, becoming one of the winningest coaches in sports history. The film features interviews from notable names in basketball and pop culture, including former President of the United States Bill Clinton, former NBA basketball player Rex Chapman, Owner of the Dallas Cowboys Jerry Jones, University of Kansas Head Coach and Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Bill Self, ESPN Sportscaster and Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Dick Vitale, and basketball analyst, and radio host Doug Gottlieb. A tale of perseverance, relationships, and vulnerability, Eddie will be available on Digital in both HD and SD for the suggested retail price of $9.99.

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS
Chock-full of archival footage and interviews from a “who’s who” of college and NBA superstars, EDDIE is a story rooted in basketball, but vulnerably exploring issues of substance abuse, father-son relationships, and perseverance. Following the famed career of 800-win basketball coach, Eddie Sutton, the film highlights programs at the Universities of Arkansas, Kentucky, and Oklahoma State. Revisiting not only conference championships and numerous trips to the Final Four, but also the pains of addiction and the devastating 2001 Oklahoma State basketball team plane crash, EDDIE compels sports and general audiences, alike, to ponder the conflicting attributes of a man with flaws shared by many and achievements matched by few.

CAST
Bill Clinton                   Former President of the United States
Rex Chapman             Former NBA basketball player
Jerry Jones                 Owner of the Dallas Cowboys
Bill Self                        University of Kansas Head coach and Basketball Hall of Fame inductee
Dick Vitale                   ESPN sportscaster and Basketball Hall of Fame inductee
Doug Gottlieb              Basketball analyst and radio host
Trailer: https://youtu.be/hHsI51k1Pn0

PROGRAM INFORMATION
Year of Production: 2019
Title Copyright: @ 2020 CES FILM, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Type: Digital Release
Rating: PG for thematic material and some language
Genre: Documentary, Sports
Closed-Captioned: English
Subtitles: N/A
Feature Run Time: 93 mins
Format: 16×9 (2.40:1) Presentation
Audio: English Stereo

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