The Air Up There

The Air Up There (1994)

Length:108 minutes
Rating:PG Coarse language
Jimmy Dolan, a college basketball coach, wants to find a new star for his team since he believes this will get him a promotion to head coach at the school. He sees a video of Saleh, a basketball prodigy, and travels to Africa to recruit him. Upon arriving, Dolan is confronted with challenges of adjusting and learning how to live amidst of a brand new culture. Dolan and Saleh both teach each other life lessons before they take the court for one final game with everything on the line.
IMDB Rating5.5/10 stars from 8395
ActorsKevin Bacon (Jimmy Dolan)
Charles Gitonga Maina (Saleh)
Yolanda Vazquez (Sister Susan)
Winston Ntshona (Urudu)
Mabutho Kid Sithole (Nyaga)
Sean McCann (Ray Fox)
Paul M. Glaser
Ted Field
Rosalie Swedlin
Robert W. Cort