thinkfilm | Release Date: April 30, 2003
Summary: This documentary presents the intense, true-life experience of the National Spelling Bee as seen through the eyes of eight driven, young spellers. (ThinkFilm)


Runtime: 97 min
Rating: TV-G
Production: Blitz/Welch
Genres: Documentary
Country: USA
Languages: English, Spanish
Home Release Date: Jan 20, 2004
Director Credit
Jeffrey Blitz Director
Cast Credit
Angela Arenivar Herself - Spelling Bee Participant
ConcepciĆ³n Arenivar Herself - Angela's Mother
Jorge Arenivar Himself - Angela's Brother
Kuna Lala Himself - Nupur's Brother
Meena Lala Herself - Nupur's Mother
Mr. Scott McGarraugh Himself - Ranch Owner
Mrs. Lindy McGarraugh Herself - Ranch Owner
Mrs. Slaughter Herself - Angela's Teacher
Ms. Blair Herself - Tes's Teacher
Ms. Whitehurst Herself - Nupur's Teacher
Neelima Marupudi Herself - Potter County Champion
Nupur Lala Herself - Spelling Bee Participant
Parag Lala Himself - Nupur's Father
Ted Brigham Himself - Spelling Bee Participant
Ubaldo Arenivar Himself - Angela's Father
Producer Credit
Jeffrey Blitz Producer
Ronnie Eisen Additional Producer
Sean Welch Producer