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Tigers (2020)

The true story of teenage football talent Martin Bengtsson's life-and-death journey through a modern-day football industry where everything, and everyone, has a price tag.


Ronnie Sandahl


Ronnie Sandahl
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Credited cast:
Alfred Enoch ... Ryan
Frida Gustavsson ... Vibeke
Johannes Kuhnke ... Peter
Liv Mjönes ... Karin
Henrik Rafaelsen ... Martin's dad
Lino Musella ... Luca
Maurizio Lombardi Maurizio Lombardi ... Galli
Antonio Zavatteri ... Team Physician
Erik Enge Erik Enge ... Martin Bengtsson
Gianluca Di Gennaro ... Tonolli
Marco Segrini Marco Segrini ... Car salesman
Antonio Bannò Antonio Bannò ... Walter
Alberto Basaluzzo Alberto Basaluzzo ... Coach Panelli
Daniele La Leggia Daniele La Leggia ... Dario
Adrian Mackinder Adrian Mackinder ... FIFA Commentator


Martin is one of the most promising football talents Sweden has ever seen. At sixteen, his lifelong dream comes true when he is bought by one of Italy's most prestigious clubs. Yet that dream comes at a very high price in terms of sacrifice, dedication, pressure and - most of all - loneliness. Martin begins to question whether this is actually the life he yearned for. "Tigers" is a life-and-death rollercoaster ride through the modern-day football industry. With a unique perspective on the world of professional sports, Ronnie Sandahl tells the true story of 16-year-old football prodigy Martin Bengtsson. A coming-of-age drama about a young man's burning obsession in a world where everything, and everyone, has a price tag.

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Good movie with a Nice plot :)
30 January 2021 | by Affe3See all my reviews

An actual good story about how something you'd think is your dream actually becomes a nightmare. Imo all the actors are recent, but the actor who plays martin bengtsson to me really stands out. His emotions are clear to see just looking at his eyes. My main problem with this movie however is that it isn't historically correct. The story takes place in the early 2000's. But the movie is modern witch throws you off a bit. Nevertheless it is still one of the better swedish movies ive seen.

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Release Date:

27 August 2021 (Sweden) See more »

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1.85 : 1
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