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Spellbound (2003)


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4 out of 10 Spell Bound
A member from Dublin, 20 Dec 2007
Really enjoyed this flick- very funny in parts. The title and its relation to the actually movie becomes apparent as the film goes one. And it's actually quite sad for the kids involved. Highly recommended.
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4 out of 10 great
Colette from Kilkenny, 27 Oct 2008
this is my 4th time watching this film which is a true documentary on the american national spelling bee contest. it follows the lives of 8 contestants
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3.5 out of 10 Spellbinding?
Ken from Dublin, 04 Feb 2009
Not quite, but great fun anyway, does exactly what it says on the box and it didn't disappoint. Recommended. Ken in Dublin :)
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3 out of 10 Interesting
Karen from Galway, 15 Aug 2008
An enjoyable look into the strange obsession many americans have with spelling
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4 out of 10 Very enjoyable
Niamh from Cork, 09 Jan 2013
Very sweet and enjoyable documentary about the US Spelling Bee.
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What's it about....
Jeff Blitz's Academy Award-nominated documentary is an affecting, inspiring look at eight American children as they make their way to compete in the 1999 National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C. Defying all stereotypes and categorizations, the spellers that Blitz chooses to focus on run the ethnic and socioeconomic gamut. Emily is from wealthy New Haven, Connecticut, while April, the daughter of a bar owner from Pennsylvania, spends her summers studying. Harry is an intense,...

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