McFarland, USA (Kevin Costner, Maria Bello, Ramiro Rodriguez) | Anatomy of a Movie

In this AOM show, hosts Stef Z, Marisa Serafini, and Demetri Panos dissect and break down all aspects of Niki Caro’s phenomenal film, McFarland, USA! McFarland, USA is a 2015 sports drama film directed by Niki Caro and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. Based on the true story of a 1987 cross country team from a predominantly Mexican-American high school, McFarland High School, inMcFarland, California, the film stars Kevin Costner as Jim White, the school’s coach, who leads the team to win a state championship.[2] The film was released on February 20, 2015 and received positive reviews from critics.