The Cup (2011)

Director
Simon Wincer

Main cast
Stephen Curry; Brendan Gleeson; Alice Parkinson; Bill Hunter; Tom Burlinson

Genres
Drama, History

Description
At the heart of this true story is Damien Oliver, a young jockey who loses his only brother in a tragic racing accident, hauntingly reflecting of the way their father died 27 years earlier. After suffering through a series of discouraging defeats, Damien teams with Irish trainer Dermot Weld, and triumphs at the 2002 Melbourne Cup in one of the most thrilling finales in sporting history.


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