The Heart of the Game is a rousing doc follows a Seattle high school girls' basketball team,
their tax-professor coach, and talented but troubled star point guard
Darnellia Russell through six tumultuous seasons. If only director Ward
Serrill had spent more time delving into the players' off-court lives
and less time in the gym.
EXTRAS A routine director's commentary (where we learn that Serrill's original intention was to chronicle a single season); a mixed bag of 12 deleted scenes; and a series of post-Game interviews that reveal more of Russell's personality than the film itself.