Football is God
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- Human Interest, Anthropology, Sports, Docu-Fiction, and Portrait
"Football is God" explores the close relation between faith and football.
The film follow three Boca Juniors fans.
HernÃ¡n is an intellectual intoxicated by a love for Boca he cannot shake off. He finds himself torn between reason and his emotional needs. A struggle that threatens to destroy him.
Pablo is a working class man that believes that the former Boca player Diego Maradona is a God. Pablo bears a burning desire to meet his God.
La TÃa is an old eccentric. She considers the Boca players her sons. The film follow La TÃa in her pursuit of delivering a birthday present to her favourite player, MartÃn Palermo. The birthday present is a pair of boxer shorts.
"Football is God" is not just a film about football.
It is a film about faith.
- Running time
- 58 and 52 minutes
- Ole Bendtzen ... Director and scriptwriter
- Prod. Co.
- Final Cut
- Years of Production
- Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Release year
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