For Hans Pollack and his friends, soccer is the most wonderful hobby in the world. They all worship the world-class forward Pablo Dios. Their adoration goes so far that it makes them forget...
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For Hans Pollack and his friends, soccer is the most wonderful hobby in the world. They all worship the world-class forward Pablo Dios. Their adoration goes so far that it makes them forget the birth of a daughter, gamble away a house, "accidentally" kidnap the rich and arrogant football star, and tear apart the family. However, Pablo and Hans gradually develop an unlikely friendship... Written by
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This is a fairly unsuccessful attempt to make a German movie along the lines of New British Cinema. I could not get warm with either the characters, who come across as one - dimensional and loutish rather than likeable, nor the painting - by - numbers storyline. The only highlight is the acting of Óscar Sánchez, who plays the arrogant football star at odds with his working
Not really a bad movie, but I had the feeling that I had seen it all before.
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