Iraq, 2009. Little Hamoudi (10) is totally obsessed with football. Just as the rest of the world, he and his friends are eagerly looking forward to the Champions League finale FC ...
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Peter Van den Begin,
Iraq, 2009. Little Hamoudi (10) is totally obsessed with football. Just as the rest of the world, he and his friends are eagerly looking forward to the Champions League finale FC Barcelona-Manchester United. The long awaited clash between Messi and Ronaldo. But then Hamoudi's television breaks down...Written by
Kobe Van Steenberghe
A war film. The war being a shadow. A boy with one leg. Accepted by the other kids only for TV set in good state. The passion for soccer. And the way, with his father, to Baghdad, for repair the TV set. A simple, cold film, in which the details are the most significant thing. The cruelty of kids, the father sacrifice, the final dialogue between Hamoud and his mother, the Messi image as hero like, the TV set owner and his virulent reaction to a childish joke. And the cinematography. A dark film. About structure of the near reality.
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