GODDESSES OF SOCCER

By Frédérique VEITH, Nina ERFLE

UNIQUE PRODUCTIONS GMBH - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2006


    • Year of production
    • 2006
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • GERMANY
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 0.3 - 0.6 M$
    • Duration
    • 92 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Frédérique VEITH, Nina ERFLE
    • Producer(s)
    • Jenni KRIEGEL (Germany)
    • Synopsis
    • „Soccer is my life!“
      Goddesses of Soccer submerges us in the everyday life of four women and their passion for soccer. The film goes far beyond the game giving us an exceptional portrait of four women and their surroundings.
      The 62-year-old grounds woman Trautchen has given her best years to her Soccer club. Her emancipation went hand in hand with her work on and around the soccer field. Here she began to blossom and learned to stand her ground. The retired Berliner keeps her role as a big mouth and boss on the renowned mid city soccer field. Life just won’t let her slow down...
      Beatrix needs strong nerves, she is one of Germany’s youngest soccer referees - she ref’s both women’s and men’s games. She’ll take up any challenge. The 16 year old seems to have almost everything under control, if it wasn’t for her adolescence...
      The devoted fan of a Soccer club, Bettina draws all her energy from a packed stadium. She couldn’t imagine life without her soccer club, the Offenbach Kickers. Her run of the mill life as an insurance sales person is compensated through thriving emotions as a soccer fan,,,,
      Viola has been playing soccer since she was a child. Today she is a soccer world champion playing for Turbine Potsdam. But being a top-notch player means being under constant pressure and being completely dedicated. – In addition she studies sports economics at the university –she sets an example and hopes that her female successors have it easier one day in the male dominated world of Soccer...
    • Partners & financing
    • world sales required
    • Production schedule
    • completed,
      cinema release in Germany in April 2006
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Apr 01, 2006
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