Germany 2016 – Director: Mehdi Benhadj-Djilali – Original language: English, German, Italian

Four unemployed footballers pursue their dream of being professional footballers and push themselves to their limits. In doing so they consciously gamble not only with their relationships but also their right to unemployment benefit.

English/Original Title: THE OFFSIDERS. Writer: Mehdi Benhadj-Djilali. Camera: Mehdi Benhadj-Djilali. Sound: Mehdi Benhadj-Djilali. Editing: Anja Siemens. Music: Bernd Schurer. Production: Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin. Producer: Martina Knapheide. Length: 94 min.

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