The Blind Side [c]
Based on the true story of Leigh Anne and Sean Tuohy who take in a homeless teenage African-American, Michael "Big Mike" Oher. Michael has no idea who his father is and his mother is a drug addict. Michael has had little formal education and few skills to help him learn. Leigh Anne soon takes charge however, as is her nature, ensuring that the young man has every opportunity to succeed. When he expresses an interest in football, she goes all out to help him, including giving the coach a few ideas on how best to use Michael's skills. They not only provide him with a loving home, but hire a tutor to help him improve his grades to the point where he would qualify for an NCAA Division I athletic scholarship. Michael Oher was the first-round pick of the Baltimore Ravens in the 2009 NFL draft.
"The Blind Side" depicts the story of Michael Oher, a homeless African-American youngster from a broken home, taken in by the Touhys, a well-to-do white family who help him fulfill his potential. At the same time, Oher's presence in the Touhys' lives leads them to some insightful self-discoveries of their own. Living in his new environment, the teen faces a completely different set of challenges to overcome. As a football player and student, Oher works hard and, with the help of his coaches and adopted family, becomes an All-American offensive left tackle.
Director: John Lee Hancock
Writers (WGA): John Lee Hancock (written by), Michael Lewis (book)
Genre: Biography | Drama | Sport
Tagline: Based on the extraordinary true story
Awards: Won Oscar. Another 4 wins & 14 nominations
User Rating: 7.7/10 (38,168 votes)
Size: 6.62 GB
Audio Quality: Dolby DTS
Video Quality: x264 1280*720p "Blu-Ray"
Size: 800 MB
Audio Quality: MP3 48000Hz 112 kb/s CBR (2 Channels)
Video Quality: 750 kbps XviD 23.976 FPS -- 608 x 36
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