P&G and Walmart provide a teachable TV moment
The latest installment in the dramatic collaboration between Procter & Gamble and Walmart is set to air this Saturday on NBC at 8 p.m. EST. The made-for-TV family movie called “Field of Vision” involves the topical subject of bullying, and in keeping with prior films offer viewers a heavy dose of morality.
The premise of the movie involves the discovery of some mysterious footage captured on an old malfunctioning video camera. Sinclair High School’s star quarterback learns that some of his teammates have been bullying a troubled new transfer student. Aware that sharing this information with the coach might get his friends kicked off the team and ultimately cost the school the state championship, the star athlete must choose what’s more important: winning or doing what’s right. As these events unfold, the camera also reveals more surprising footage that the transfer student has a secret past, unknown even to him.
According to P&G, “Field of Vision” is an uplifting movie that addresses bullying in schools and the importance of standing up in the face of adversity.