The German Film Magazine 12.06.2010 | KINO

To celebrate the soccer Planet Cup taking location in South Africa this month, KINO has selected a squad of movies about the lovely game. Collectively with director Byambasuren Davaa, we also search via the Mongolian steppes for a misplaced song. And KINO returns from the Cannes Movie Festival with a suitcase full of new discoveries: movies and directors you will be hearing a good deal more of.Soccer and Cinema — The world’s very best football filmsTo kick off the Earth Cup, KINO has picked the greatest soccer films of the past number of a long time – films that reveal more than just the activity. These are stories of the individuals, the fates and the social phenomenon tied up with the lovely game.We converse to Philipp Köster, editor of soccer magazine 11 Buddies which put collectively a DVD box of football film favorites. These consist of Emir Kusturica’s extremely personal documentary about the tragic-comic life of soccer icon Maradona the award-winning drama OFFSIDE from Iranian director Jafar Panahi about young women who dress up as boys to sneak into video games at Tehran Stadium and, of course, the modern-day-day classic about Germany’s very first Earth Cup win: Sönke Wortmann’s THE MIRACLE OF BERN. Mongolian Obsession — Byambasuren Davaa’s new filmHer debut, THE Story OF THE WEEPING CAMEL received an Oscar nomination. THE CAVE OF THE YELLOW Dog won a trophy scenario of awards. Now Byambasuren Davaa is back with her 3rd movie: THE TWO HORSES OF GENGIS KHAN.In the documentary, she accompanies Mongolian singer Urna Chahar
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