Wolves is a 2016 American sports drama film written and directed by Bart Freundlich and starring Michael Shannon, Carla Gugino, Taylor John Smith, Chris Bauer and John Douglas Thompson. The film was released on March 3, 2017, by IFC Films.


Anthony is a standout player on his Manhattan high school's basketball team with seemingly everything going for him: a killer three-point shot, a loving girlfriend, and a chance at a scholarship to Cornell. But Anthony's dreams of playing college ball are jeopardized by his volatile father, a hard-drinking writer whose compulsive gambling threatens to derail the lives of both his wife and son.

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    director Bart Freundlich
    editor Joseph Krings
    genre drama
    keywords basketball team compulsive gambling gamble love
    musicBy David Bridie
    producer Erica Steinberg Tim Perell
    productionCompany Process Media
    publisher IFC Films
    theme high school