WORLD CUP HEROES: PAOLO ROSSI AND THE GAME'S BIGGEST SUPERSTARS

By Michela SCOLARI, Gianluca FELLINI

HOUSE OF FILM - as SALES All rights, World / DISTR DVD-video, VOD, World

Sport - Completed 2019

Football (soccer) has evolved into a billion-dollar business, this film powerfully reminds you that dreams can come true when you follow rule #1: never give up!

    • Year of production
    • 2019
    • Genres
    • Sport, Documentary
    • Countries
    • ITALY
    • Languages
    • ITALIAN, ENGLISH, BRAZILIAN-PORTUGUESE
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 91 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Michela SCOLARI, Gianluca FELLINI
    • Producer(s)
    • Ivo ROMAGNOLI (FilmIn’ Tuscany SRL), Michela SCOLARI
    • Synopsis
    • In backyards, dirt lots and even in the middle of city streets, children around the planet practice and dream about becoming the next Rossi, Pelé, Maradona or Falcao in the world’s most popular sport.
      Re-live the magical, heart-stopping moments of the game’s incredible history in this loving tribute to Paolo Rossi and to a sport so many millions love across the globe.
      Vintage championship footage and first-hand accounts by the greatest players themselves are beautifully woven into a touching and exciting story of Rossi’s ups and downs in the context of shocking world events. As Football (soccer) has evolved into a billion-dollar business, this film powerfully reminds you that dreams can come true when you follow rule #1: never give up!

      FIVE CONTINENTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
      Winner: Best Documentary Feature Film, Best Team Cast, Best Lighting, Best Editing, Best Production
      QUEEN PALM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
      Winner of Gold as Best Feature – Sports/ Inspirational;
      Honorable Mention as Best Director in the Documentary Feature Category
      CINEMAFEST: Official Selection
      Accolade Global Film Competition: Award of Merit - Documentary Feature
      Queen Palm International Film Festival: Gold Winner
      SFAAF (South Film and Arts Academy Festival): Official Selection 2019
      World of Women Film Fair Middle East: Official Selection
      The Monthly Film Festival: Winner Best Feature Film 2019