Preview: Backwards (2012)


An aging rower struggles with her coach's decision to bench her in spite of her years of effort. When an old flame gives her the oppotunity to coach a young girls' Olympic team, her inspiration and tenacity might prove beneficial to her students.

  • Poster: D+


Neither of these actors, the unknown Sarah Megan Thomas or the limitedly known James Van Der Beek is a good marketing tool. The white and green tones might be an original combination these days, but the mundane layout doesn't give it room to shine.

  • Trailer: D-


Varying levels of sound quality, poor acting and a story that doesn't seem that engaging make for a staggeringly bland trailer.

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Release Date:

  • September 21, 2012