Jeffery Blitz's Spellbound

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This is a story about 8 American children, all coming from different backgrounds and cultures, each with their own unique story but all with the same goal. To win the regionals, advance to the nationals in Washington D.C and become the 1999 Scripps National Spelling Bee champion. As we follow the adventures of Angela, Nupur, Ted, Emily, Ashley, Neil, April and Harry we get an insight of their lives where they study hard to achieve greatness Directed by Jeffery Blitz and Sean Welch Spellbound was nominated 11 times and won 19 awards.

“As entertaining and thrilling as any Hollywood blockbuster.” This quote tells us the critic’s opinion on the entertainment value of Spellbound. The critic is suggesting that although this documentary may not have
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