MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 3,406 this week

Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait (2006)
"Zidane, un portrait du 21e siècle" (original title)

6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 2,166 users  
Reviews: 35 user | 38 critic

Football match Real Madrid vs. Villareal, April 23, 2005, from the perspective of soccer superstar Zinedine Zidane.

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 42 titles
created 01 Mar 2011
 
a list of 25 titles
created 09 Sep 2011
 
a list of 21 titles
created 30 Dec 2012
 
a list of 23 titles
created 07 May 2013
 
a list of 29 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait (2006)

Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait (2006) on IMDb 6.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait.

User Polls

1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Documentary | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A documentary on Argentinean soccer star Diego Maradona, regarded by many as the world's greatest modern player.

Director: Emir Kusturica
Stars: Ernesto Cantu, Fidel Castro, Manu Chao
Documentary | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Five story strands -- some real, some fictionalized -- comprise this officially sanctioned film of Real Madrid, the second richest soccer club in the world.

Directors: Borja Manso, Eloy Gonzalez, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Javier Albalá, David Beckham, Jessica Bohl
Documentary | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The rise and fall of the N.Y. Cosmos. The soccer team that brought Pele to America; against the backdrop of N.Y. City in the 70's.

Directors: Paul Crowder, John Dower
Stars: Pelé, Giorgio Chinaglia, Matt Dillon
Documentary | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Before the Premier League and multi-million pound salaries, in England 'football' was a dirty word. The game was in disgrace, the fans, hooligans, the nation, it seemed, were all played out... See full summary »

Director: James Erskine
Stars: Gary Oldman, Rebecca Marie Burnett, Paul Gascoigne
Documentary | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The true story of five young British freestyle footballers' journey across the Americas to Argentina in the hope of meeting their hero, Diego Maradona.

Directors: Benjamin Turner, Gabe Turner
Stars: Sami Hall Bassam, Mikey Fisher, Jeremy Lynch
Documentary | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A documentary on the German national team's World Cup 2006 journey, all the way from boot camp in Sardinia to the 3rd-place play-off.

Director: Sönke Wortmann
Stars: Jürgen Klinsmann, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Lukas Podolski
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

When Newcastle United soccer star Santiago Munez is offered a spot with Real Madrid, he accepts, but the move - accompanied by big money and fame - tests his ties and loyalties to family, friends and business acquaintances.

Director: Jaume Collet-Serra
Stars: Kuno Becker, Alessandro Nivola, Anna Friel
Drama | Romance | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Santiago Munez is a footballer in a regional club. He gets scouted and transferred to Newcastle United.

Director: Danny Cannon
Stars: Kuno Becker, Alessandro Nivola, Anna Friel
Documentary | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

This documentary follows NBA superstar LeBron James and four of his talented teammates through the trials and tribulations of high school basketball in Ohio and James' journey to fame.

Director: Kristopher Belman
Stars: LeBron James, Dru Joyce, Romeo Travis
Zidane (TV Series 2006)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
The Referees (2009)
Documentary | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

How can a few crucial minutes in a football match change the life of an entire family? How do the "men in black" feel when they are attacked by supporters? Kill the Referee unveils the ... See full summary »

Directors: Yves Hinant, Eric Cardot, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Howard Webb, Manuel Mejuto González, Roberto Rosetti
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Del Boy and Rodney meet up with David Beckham while trying to sell his personal line of underpants.

Director: Tony Dow
Stars: David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, David Beckham
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Zinédine Zidane ...
Himself
Edit

Storyline

Football match Real Madrid vs. Villareal, April 23, 2005, from the perspective of soccer superstar Zinedine Zidane.

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary | Sport

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

|

Release Date:

24 May 2006 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Zidane - Ein Porträt im 21. Jahrhundert  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Used 17 synchronized cameras. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Story of Film: An Odyssey: Episode #1.15 (2011) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A 21st Century football film
18 November 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I can see why people had the criticisms of this film.

Reading the title, I think most people expected a clips compilation of his best goals, assists etc. not a moving piece of cinema.

I think this was a brave and ultimately rewarding effort to examine the greatest footballer of our generation in a different way and to enable you to make up your own mind rather than a narrator explaining it for you.

Darius Khondji's cinematography was mind blowing and any of the shots of the film could have made an amazing photo in it's own right. The sound design was phenomenal and if you have fifty pro logic speakers in your sitting room then you will feel the full force of the Bernabeu and Zidane in a way that watching a football match on television never could.

The only thing I can finish with is to say this film must be watched. Mere words can't express the emotions that this film creates.

Zidane: A 21st Century Legend.


7 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
'Hey...Hey...Hey...' Dondi0
Stunning sicknotesam
Question for those who have already seen this movie abhat060
Will this be released in the US? mehttkeller
Yes this man is very very special JeanChristophe
I hope .... persian_itch
Discuss Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page