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Mario (2018)

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

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Marcel Gisler

Writers:

Thomas Hess (screenplay), Marcel Gisler (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Max Hubacher ... Mario Lüthi
Aaron Altaras ... Leon Saldo
Jessy Moravec Jessy Moravec ... Jenny Odermatt
Jürg Plüss 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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Storyline

-Mario is in love for the first time in his life, really a crush. In Leon, the new from Germany. Although he plays at the front of the storm and could even be dangerous when it comes to those who can rise into the first team. But Mario may not think over it now. He wants Leon to feel, smell, in its proximity. The others in the club remains not hidden and soon make first rumors. Mario sees his career as a professional footballer in danger, but wants Leon not to lose at the same time at any price. He must make a decision. Written by Marcel Gisler

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Taglines:

Follow your heart, or play by the rules?

Genres:

Drama | Romance | Sport

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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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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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

Soundtracks

Ha ke Ahnig
Performed by Max Hubacher and Jessy Moravec
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Sensitive, discreet,touching
14 November 2018 | by lillo-64878See all my reviews

I watched this movie 3 times and I loved it. It is another movie about gay but without great dramas, without explicit sex or other gay topics. The drama is more interior and rests on the excelent interpretation of the two protagonists. One of the best part is the evolution of the relationship: how they start being friends, how they fall in love and then how Leon decides to interrupt it. There are tender details: Mario gives a key ring with a dolphin because Leon has a poster with a dolphin. Everything is said without shouting. The story could be real and the characters are well defined. I am still wondering what are they doing right now.


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