Fiction, 6 min.


by Jan Mettler, Jan-Eric Mack

Switzerland, June 2010

A boy dreams of being a great soccer star. One morning he leaves the anonymity of his gray suburbs to enter the glaring light of the stadium. There he meets an unexpected opponent who puts him to the test.


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Directed by: Jan Mettler, Jan-Eric Mack
Written by: Jan Mettler

World Premiere: June 2010
Original Version: Without dialogue, colour, HD Cam , 6 min.


Production: Zürcher Hochschule der Künste ZHdK

Cinematography: Jan Mettler
Editing: Jan Mettler, Jan-Eric Mack
Location Sound Mix: Mario Baumann
Sound Design: Nadin Hadorn, Mats Frey, Mario Baumann
Rerecording Sound Mix: Nadin Hadorn
Music: Pierre Funck, Adrian Pfisterer
Compositing: Jaime Valarezo
Lighting: Christian Strahm

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Patrick Pereira da Costa
as Ronaldo 

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World Sales: Interfilm Berlin Management GmbH

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Distribution Switzerland: Zürcher Hochschule der Künste ZHdK

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  • Berlin, 11mm – Internationales Fussballfilmfestival, Silber Preis in der Kategorie Kurzfilm 2011
  • Solothurn, Solothurner Filmtage, Nachwuchspreis SUISSIMAGE/SSA 2011
  • Varese, Festival di cortometraggi Cortisonici, Special Mention 2011
  • Luzern, Upcoming Film Makers, Luzerner Filmpreis 3. Rang 2010
  • Moscow, VGIK International Student Festival, Best Fiction Film 2010

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