TigrarTiger / Tigers

Competition Narrative Films, Sweden / Denmark / Italy 2020, 116 Min., sw., engl., ital. OV, engl. st, 12 years and older

Martin Bengtsson has reached his goal. At just 17, the young Swedish player gets a contract with Inter Milan. He spent years working hard for this. But the reality of a young professional’s life turns out to be nothing like his dream. Management breaks its promise of giving him a single room in the residence. The trainer speaks nothing but Italian; his fellow footballers bully him, eager to see him fail. The only ray of light is the American goalie, Ryan, who befriends him and initiates him into the tricks of professional football life – until the club one day suddenly sells him on. When management forbids him from contact with Vibeke, a model with whom he’s having a relationship, it’s the last straw that sends him into a deep depression … Told from the point of view of an insecure young man, “Tiger” is a moving coming-of-age drama set in the brutal world of today’s professional football business.

Director Ronnie Sandahl

Screenplay Ronnie Sandahl, nach dem Buch „Freistoß ins Leben“ von Martin Bengtsson

Producer Piodor Gustafsson, Johanna Lind, Francesca Feder

Production Company Black Spark Film & TV AB, Slupskjulsvägen, 11149 Stockholm, Mail: info@sparksfilmtv.com, Web: https://sparkfilmtv.com

World Sales Wild Bunch International Sales, 99 rue de la Verrerie, 75004 Paris, Mail: festivals@wildbunch.eu, Web: www.wildbunch.biz

Festival Contact Swedish Film Institute, Borgvaegen 1-5, 10525 Stockholm, Mail: registrator@sfi.se, Web: www.sfi.se

Cast Erik Enge (Martin), Alfred Enoch (Ryan), Maurizio Lombardi (Galli), Frida Gustavsson (Vibeke), Johannes Kuhnke (Peter), Liv Mjönes (Karin), Antonio Bannò (Walter), Lino Musella (Luca), Gianluca Di Gennaro (Tonolli)

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