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Offside (2005)

Eine andere Liga (original title)
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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Buket Alakus
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Karoline Herfurth ... Hayat
Thierry van Werveke Thierry van Werveke ... Baba Can
Zarah Jane McKenzie Zarah Jane McKenzie ... Ali
Verena Wolfien Verena Wolfien ... Silke
Kathi Borchmann Kathi Borchmann ... Spielerin SC Elbe 01
Claudia Choinowski Claudia Choinowski ... Spielerin SC Elbe 01
Inga Geering Inga Geering ... Spielerin SC Elbe 01
Marianne Greunuß Marianne Greunuß ... Spielerin SC Elbe 01
Judith Günther Judith Günther ... Spielerin SC Elbe 01
Diana Heuer Diana Heuer ... Spielerin SC Elbe 01
Gaitana Lippert Gaitana Lippert ... Spielerin SC Elbe 01
Saskia Martens Saskia Martens ... Spielerin SC Elbe 01
Melanie Szameit Melanie Szameit ... Spielerin SC Elbe 01
Katrin Pollitt Katrin Pollitt ... Ärztin
Nursel Köse ... Hayats Chefin
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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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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

26 January 2006 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

In Another League See more »

Filming Locations:

Hamburg, Germany

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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offside, in more ways than one
19 October 2006 | by petrushkhaSee 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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