Watch A Mile in His Shoes
- 1 hr 29 min
The film is from Frank Nappi's original novel: "The Legend of Mickey Tussler". The movie is released on video and for television in 2012 by Vivendi Entertainment. The executive producer is Tara Cowell-Plain. Casting includes Luke Schroder playing the main character of Mickey Tussler, Dean Cain as Arthur 'Murph' Murphy, George Canyon in the roll of Clarence, Mrs. Tussler is the mother of Mickey performance by Chilton Crane, other notable characters are Jarod Joseph as Pee Wee, and Jesse Hutch as George 'Lefty' Rogers. Originally set in the 1940's; the movie is about a minor league coach and the relationship he develops with an autistic boy with Asperger's Syndrome. This is a form of autistic behavior. The coach is happy and content with his job, but can not get his team to win games. The public is also a disappointed in him, and he goes in search of new players to strengthen the team. On a trip to another town, he has a car accident. With the car disabled; he stars looking for help in the surrounding area. He is looking for a phone and a young farmer comes to his assistance. He stays at that property for a while waiting on a ride back into town. Promptly figures it out; the kid has some sort of disease or handicap. To his surprise, the young man turns out to have a knack for throwing balls; he quickly engages the parent and tries to convince them to play for him. There is reluctance and the mother is especially protective of her son. After and arduous effort and taking full responsibility for his well-being, they agree to Try. They travel back to town, and this is where the story develops. There is a scene when our main subject suffers a violent and graphical attack. There are also two other noteworthy scenes; mentioned for explicit language and strong sexual innuendo. Overall the movie is clean enough for children over 8 years of age; however, as the ratings state parental guidance is strongly suggested. The story line has veracity and applies to situations in life.