This film builds to a nail-biting conclusion, to be certain. But the film makers ruined the ending to their own film! They show the contestants being weeded out, one by one, each spelling a word and eventually failing. Finally it comes down to two remaining spellers. The first one fails his word, leaving the door wide open for Nupur to win, IF she spells her word correctly. Just as we are on the edge of our seats, expecting to hear Nupur's word, instead the film makers whisk the viewer off to some video montage of sound bites of the contestants being interviewed in their homes and such. I think, "Oh great, they're making this into a real cliffhanger, and we'll get to see if she spells her word correctly or not after they have built the suspense!" But the very last montage clip is of a television screen where we see Nupur being interviewed on a newscast, and at the bottom of the screen is a ticker which says, "National Spelling Bee Champion." Excuuuuuse me? Thanks for ruining the climax! It was not a given that she was the winner after the first speller failed! She could have failed her word too. A few seconds later they show us Nupur spelling her word correctly, but by this time it is a complete anticlimax. This completely ruined the whole ending for me. They should have gone straight from a suspense-building montage to Nupur spelling her word correctly and her ensuing euphoria so we could share in it. As presented, I felt I was left behind and could not connect with her moment.