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Mario (2018)

Two young football players get caught up between the politics of the game and the politics of love.

Director:

Marcel Gisler

Writers:

Thomas Hess (screenplay), Marcel Gisler (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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4 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Max Hubacher ... Mario Lüthi
Aaron Altaras ... Leon Saldo
Jessy Moravec Jessy Moravec ... Jenny Odermatt
Jürg Plüss ... Daniel Lüthi
Doro Müggler Doro Müggler ... Evelyn Lüthi
Andreas Matti ... Spielerberater Peter Gehrling
Joris Gratwohl Joris Gratwohl ... Roger Maillard (Trainer)
Scherwin Amini Scherwin Amini ... Claudio Lafranconi (Spieler YB U21)
Fabrizio Borsani Fabrizio Borsani ... Luc Columbier (Spieler YB U21)
Julian Koechlin Julian Koechlin ... Eric Kalterer (Spieler YB U21)
Gabriel Noah Maurer Gabriel Noah Maurer ... Simon Bucher (Spieler YB U21)
Stallone Anderson Stallone Anderson ... Lukas Ammann (Spieler YB U21)
Manuel Pereira Manuel Pereira ... Hélio Bomcampo (Assistenztrainer)
Tom Burri Tom Burri ... Tom Burri (Physiotherapeut)
Beat Marti ... Sportchef Frei
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Two young football players get caught up between the politics of the game and the politics of love.

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Taglines:

Follow your heart, or play by the rules?

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Drama | Romance | Sport

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Trivia

In France, was released on DVD a month before coming out in cinemas. See more »

Quotes

Evelyn Lüthi: Most people spend their lives doing what they do second best.
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Höhlälöïläder
Performed by S.O.S
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From Teammates To Lovers
28 February 2019 | by birkgezSee all my reviews

WOW.... Watched Mario last night, and it was utterly bang on. 9 stars, and one of the best gay films I have ever seen. The acting was sublime, especially by the two leads, and much of the supporting cast were excellent also, and the direction was almost flawless. Others may disagree, but I thought the ending was realistic and very well handled given the context of the story. Similarities with the very excellent Free Fall. As a gay football fan, also enjoyed the setting and onfield action. However, totally baffled how Mario attracted an '18' rating. Bollocks to that. In my Top 5 all-time gay films.


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Country:

Switzerland

Language:

Swiss German | German

Release Date:

1 June 2018 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

Марио See more »

Filming Locations:

Bern, Kanton Bern, Switzerland See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,394
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