"Goud" (= Dutch for "gold") is a Dutch documentary film about Holland's national ladies' hockey-team. It focuses on their preparation for and performance at the world championships hockey in Spain, 2006. You will understand that the Dutch ladies won this tournament, beating Australia in the final.
"Goud" is a lively and well-made film, providing good entertainment all the way down. However, it strongly focuses on the inter-human & social developments in this ladies' community. On its male trainer, too, who tirelessly tries to build up a strong team spirit.
People knowing about team-sports may be disappointed that equally important matters like technology in handling a hockey-stick, tactics during a match, and building up physical endurance, are very much neglected.
My last words are for the ladies themselves. As far as I can judge, their recorded behavior provides a fairly adequate picture of themselves.
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