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23 November 2017

Crazy for football

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Crazy for football

Crazy for football

original title:

CRAZY FOR FOOTBALL

directed by:

production:

Skydancers, Rai Cinema, supported by MiBACT, with the support of BPM Banca Popolare di Milano, in association with E. Marinella, Mancio, with the support of Regione Lazio, Roma Lazio Film Commission

world sales:

country:

Italy

year:

2016

film run:

73'

format:

colour

release date:

20/02/2017

festival & awards:

A group of patients from Mental Health departments all around Italy, a psychiatrist, Santo Rullo as the team manager, a former 5-man football player, Enrico Zanchini as the coach and a world champion boxer, Vincenzo Cantatore, as the trainer. These are the protagonists of Crazy for Football, the documentary by Volfango De Biasi about the first Italian national “futsal” team to compete in the world championships for psychiatric patients in Osaka. A film dedicated to football as a therapy and salvation.