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RISE & SHINE: THE JAY DEMERIT STORY

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Rise and Shine: The Jay DeMerit Story is the true story of a young American's impossible journey. The film documents Jay's journey from the bottom - playing in Sunday park leagues and semi-pro London clubs - to playing in the English Premier League - to starting in the 2010 World Cup. The Jay DeMerit Story is a story for anyone with a dream, a story of perseverance and hard work ... it is a story that needs to be told.

  • DirectorRanko Tutulugdzija, Nick Lewis
  • Runtime: 1 hr 30 min
  • StudioVivendi Entertainment
  • QualityHD

Reviews about RISE & SHINE: THE JAY DEMERIT STORY

RISE & SHINE: THE JAY DEMERIT STORY
Amazon Customer
Five Stars

Terrific Story! Inspiring! A must watch for all kids!

RISE & SHINE: THE JAY DEMERIT STORY
Duffy alverson
... DeMerit's story is captured here very entertaining just a great trip thru the lower levels of English football

Jay DeMerit's story is captured here very entertaining just a great trip thru the lower levels of English football. A must watch for a U.S. Soccer fan!!!

RISE & SHINE: THE JAY DEMERIT STORY
Hard To Please
The American Dream

Very well done. If you're a soccer (football) fan, this will make you feel good. Hard work and a positive attitude. The American way!!!

RISE & SHINE: THE JAY DEMERIT STORY
Robert Murray
great story

inspirational and miraculous soccer story. motivation for any soccer fan or player. go usa ! still hard to believe the path

RISE & SHINE: THE JAY DEMERIT STORY
Jose Loez
jose lopez

Everything was amazing, that movie was a inspriation to everyone who wants to be a pro soccer player like me. I really got inspired to be once a great soccer player in europe.

RISE & SHINE: THE JAY DEMERIT STORY
Mike
Loved it.

I am a big supporter of the USMNT, and I also like my share of documentaries. This movie combined two things I really enjoy and it delivered. This is a great doc about a great player in Jay DeMerit. I have shown it to people who are not fans of soccer, yet they thoroughly enjoyed this movie. Highly recommend this doc.

RISE & SHINE: THE JAY DEMERIT STORY
Nigel N. Brooks
A great movie which will inspire

This movie is about a dream and what can be accomplished through perseverance. When you finish watching this movie pay attention to the credits and the thanks. The financing for this movie was made possible not by some deep pockets investment bank, but by 1937 individual soccer fans, MLS supporters, and folks from around the world who knew of Jay and were inspired by his story and contributed over $230,000 to get this movie produced. 105 of these backers pledged between $250 and $10,000 and are thanked in the credits.

RISE & SHINE: THE JAY DEMERIT STORY
CJG
Inspirational and Motivating

I was lucky enough to see this film in theaters - and was blown away. The story touches on so many different emotions, it's hard to not be moved by Jay DeMerit's tenacity. The story of Jay's rise from the soccer fields of Green Bay, Wisconsin to the biggest stage on Earth, at the World Cup was incredible. The movie itself was beautifully directed. This is a must watch not just for soccer fans, but for all sports fans, and those looking for inspiration in life.