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Zidane, un portrait du 21e siècle (2006)

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

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Zidane - Ein Porträt im 21. Jahrhundert  »

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This is born out of a love that co-director Philippe Parreno had as a child when he was watching football matches on TV. He would concentrate on his favorite player and assiduously try to watch as much of him - and just him - throughout the match. See more »

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A fitting tribute to the genius of Zizou
1 October 2006 | by (Glasgow, Scotland, UK) – See all my reviews

I can understand why some people would find this film rubbish, but it really is a fantastic piece of cinema if you just give it a chance.

If what you were expecting was just a montage of Zidane's finest moment this is not what you are looking for. This show's Zidane warts and all

  • the genius, the aggression, the skill - everything that made him the
finest player of our generation.

The title of the film is so apt - it really is a portrait of football's finest "artist" in recent times. It is a little self indulgent, but the cinematography is fantastic and the soundtrack (music and sound) is incredible.

If you have any appreciation for football, Zidane, or even just artistic cinema I'd thoroughly recommend this movie.


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