|When a jewish teenager is recruited by an elite new england prep school to aid their struggling football team, he is accepted until his religious beliefs are revealed. After much ridicule and scorn, his desire for acceptance is replaced by his need to defend his identity and heritage as a young jewish man.|
Editor's NoteA working-class teenager receives a football scholarship to an elite New England prep school and enjoys acceptance as the team hero--until his classmates discover he is Jewish.
Cast & Crew
|Robert Mandel - Director|
Plot SummaryDavid Greene a good student and a great football player has been given the chance he has always hoped for, a prep boarding school education. A working class Jewish teenager he knows this opportunity to play ball at the academy will get him into the Ivy League university of his choice. In school, he keeps his religion a secret from his wealthy, prejudiced classmates. As the star player, David becomes the big man on campus. Yet after his heritage is revealed, the deep-seated hatred of his schoolmates rises to the surface.