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Team Marco

A boy's obsession with technology is challenged when his grandfather introduces him to bocce ball and neighborhood friends.


Why watch this film?

"Team Marco" is a heartwarming family film directed by Julio Vincent Gambuto. The movie revolves around Marco, a young boy who discovers the game of bocce ball through his grandfather and the neighborhood's Italian community. With the help of his friends, Marco forms a team to compete against his grandfather's team of seasoned players. The film is a beautiful portrayal of the importance of family, community, and tradition. The characters are well-developed, and the performances are excellent, especially by the young actors. The movie's cinematography is also worth mentioning, as it captures the beauty of the Italian-American community and the game of bocce ball. "Team Marco" is a feel-good movie that both kids and adults can enjoy. It teaches us about the value of teamwork, determination, and the importance of cherishing our heritage. Overall, "Team Marco" is a must-watch film that is perfect for family movie night.



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Plot summary

Marco, 12, is obsessed with his iPad and hardly leaves the house. But when his grandmother dies and his grandfather moves in, Marco's life is turned upside-down and he's go play outside. "Nonno" introduces him to bocce ball and to the neighborhood crew of old Italian men who play daily at the local court. With sport, laughter and love, Marco finds connection to other people and rounds up a team of neighborhood kids to take on Marco's grandfather and his pals.

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Where to watch?

Available at home