In a car shop in Rotterdam, three car mechanics find out that the owner of the car shop, their colleague and boss, has a debt of EUR40.000 with the tax service. After unsuccessfully trying several possible solutions, these four beer-drinking and cigarette-smoking out-of-shape men ask their fifth colleague, a now physically disabled but former marathon runner, to train them for a marathon. If they finish it, their debt will be paid, if they don't, they lose the garage.Written by
Koos van Staveren is the owner of the garage Garvak where they shot the movie. In January 2017 the movie became reality according to the news. Koos van Staveren is diagnosed with cancer and his garage is threatened by bankruptcy. Instead of running a marathon, the makers and cast of The Marathon organized a benefit evening on January 5 to raise money for Koos van Staveren. They raised almost 9500 euro for the garage. See more »
Ik ben heel even met m'n vrouw in gesprek, pisvlek!
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