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The Other Sport 

Den andra sporten (original title)
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The Other Sport (Swedish: Den andra sporten) is a three-part documentary series zooming in on the often harsh conditions of women's football/soccer in Sweden since the first clubs got ... See full summary »
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10 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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Anette Börjesson Anette Börjesson ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2013
Hanna Ljungberg Hanna Ljungberg ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2013
Mattias Löw ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2013
Lotta Schelin Lotta Schelin ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2013
Pia Sundhage Pia Sundhage ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2013
Kosovare Asllani Kosovare Asllani ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2013
Marika Domanski-Lyfors Marika Domanski-Lyfors ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2013
Johan Esk Johan Esk ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2013
Elisabeth Leidinge Elisabeth Leidinge ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2013
Ulf Lyfors Ulf Lyfors ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2013
Gunilla Paijkull Gunilla Paijkull ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2013
Victoria Svensson Victoria Svensson ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2013
Marta Vieira da Silva Marta Vieira da Silva ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2013
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The Other Sport (Swedish: Den andra sporten) is a three-part documentary series zooming in on the often harsh conditions of women's football/soccer in Sweden since the first clubs got structurally organized in the mid-1960's up until this very day. The three various approaches to story are told from the perspective of today's reality - The Winning Call (Vinnarskallar) - from yesterday's reality - Women Against The Tide (Kärringar mot strömmen) - as well as through a somewhat chronological study and insight to the important dates and decisive situations occurring throughout the history showing the developments of the sport - in Play Seriously (Leken Som Blev Allvar.) Written by ML.

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Documentary | Sport

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Sweden

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Swedish | English | French

Release Date:

20 June 2013 (Sweden) See more »

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Budget:

€25,000 (estimated)
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(3 episodes)

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Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)

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Color | Color (HD)

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Mycket underhållande kamp.
29 July 2013 | by kua115See all my reviews

I saw the three episodes of Den andra sporten (The Other Sport) just before the the UEFA 2013 Women's Euro and must say that it was among the best TV-series I have ever seen. It caught me from the first minute to the last. The interviews, the archival footage, the rhythm, pace and music, everything was of excellent standard. The audience get closer and closer to the source of women's football in Sweden (the world?) since the 1960's. We meet the most important women and men and they let us know what resistance they have met on the road. It is very, very much recommended to watch this series for anyone interested in seeing what it could be like to to do sports being a woman. Even in 2013.


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