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Offside (2005)
"Eine andere Liga" (original title)

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Hayat, an end-of-teenage Turkish girl, is playing in a soccerteam when she suddenly fells unconscious. The medicals find cancer, a disease of which her mother died some years ago. Hayat ... See full summary »

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Hayat Rudolph
Thierry van Werveke ...
Baba Can Rudolph
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Toni Kron
Zarah Jane McKenzie ...
Ali
Nursel Köse ...
Hayats Chefin
Verena Wolfien ...
Silke
Paula Paul ...
Biggi
Aziza Yildirim ...
Fatos
Nneka Egbuna ...
Viva
Nikola Kastner ...
Susan
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Sarah Maria Besgen ...
Frau im Waschcenter (as Sarah Besgen)
Adam Bousdoukos ...
Mann im Waschcenter
Charlotte Crome ...
Trainerin SC Elbe
Cécile Decker ...
Fußballerin FC Schanze
Claudia Detloff ...
Alex
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Hayat, an end-of-teenage Turkish girl, is playing in a soccerteam when she suddenly fells unconscious. The medicals find cancer, a disease of which her mother died some years ago. Hayat survives, but loses one breast. Her father is seriously worried about his child and forbids any exhausting activities. Hayat escapes, but find herself soon being outcastet from her former team. On a small field she meets a new team with their trainer Toni and fells in love with him, but their relationship begins very complicated. And soon there will be the encounter with disease, former and present soccer team, father and, of course, Toni... Written by Benjamin Stello

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offside, in more ways than one
19 October 2006 | by (Singapur) – See all my reviews

this is a very good piece of work I have watched in a long, long time. perhaps because I am a girl, who understands the (underrated, understated) love between a daughter and a father (it is always mother and son, or angsty mother and daughter relationships portrayed in the media). perhaps because I have played in all-women's team sports before, and understand the intensity and emotions behind matches. or maybe because I know the German language. I don't know what combination it was, but 'die andere liga' is one of the most charming, sweet, touching, brave, sensitive film I have seen.

hayat is a 20 year old girl (beautifully played by karoline herfurth) who loves football. breast cancer very suddenly robs her of a breast - and more. intensely loved by her father (again, beautifully played by thierry van werveke), she is not allowed to play football again. this film traces her struggles after the one thing which robbed hayat's strength, her pride, and her one breast. and it also reduced her to a child, when it comes to boys and love. meeting toni (ken duken charms the birds off the tree in this role) unwittingly begins her little journey..

one of the superb thing about this film is that the director did not pander to cheesy feel-good endings and Hollywood plots. the dialogue was fantastically funny (I did not expect this).

it truly did touch me more than I thought it would. a truly recommended great film. go watch it.


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