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Trailer for the CG Animated Film Based on Foosball

3 January 2013 3:25 PM, PST | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Check out this fun trailer for the CG animated feature film called Metegol or Foosball in English. The film comes from Academy award winner Juan J. Campanella (The Secret in Their Eyes and episodes of House and 30 Rock). The story is built around the great sport of Foosball! I used to play Foosball all the time, but the sport just got too intense and crazy for me, so I had to give it up for the greater good. Or maybe the Foosball table broke and I just never bothered to fix it or get a new one. 

The movie may not be a Pixar or DreamWorks Animation film, but it still looks entertaining. Here's the synopsis:

Metegol, also known as Foosball and Futbolín (Spanish Title), is an upcoming 3D CG animated film directed by Academy award winner Juan J. Campanella (Juan José Campanella) of “The Secret in Their Eyes” (El secreto de sus ojos »

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New Trailer For Soccer Adventure Toon Foosball (Metegol)

3 January 2013 10:27 AM, PST | Filmofilia | See recent Filmofilia news »

Despite not having a cutting edge 3D animations like Pixar, Juan Jose Campanella has done a pretty good job.

Following his Oscar-winning drama The Secret In Their Eyes, the helmer decided to venture into animation.And after a first rough edit of teaser nearly a year ago, a much more polished look popped up.

Based on a short story called ‘Memoirs of a Right Winger’ by Argentine writer Roberto Fontanarrosa the 3D animated film follows Amadeo, a shy but talented boy, and a foosball trying to get back together after having been dismantled. With the help of the foosball players, Amadeo takes on the most terrible football rival: the Champ.

Metegol, also known as Foosball and Futbolín is expected to hit international theaters sometime this year.

Here’s the new teaser trailer along with the teaser poster for Foosball.

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