A provincial town in Romania is home to a man who for many years now has been championing radical changes to the rules of soccer: the shape of the field, the offside rule—everything needs changing to set the ball free.
Is there a better way to play soccer? Romanian New Wave director Corneliu Porumboiu (The Whistlers) brings his delightfully inquisitive and dryly humorous perspective to a truly one-of-a-kind man who imagines just that. And if a beloved sport can be re-thought, can we re-imagine a better world?
Guy Maddin, 2007, Canada
Alain Resnais, 1956, France
Dziga Vertov, 1929, Soviet Union
Chris Marker, 1983, France
Jia Zhangke, 2008, China
Jørgen Leth,Lars von Trier, 2003, Denmark
Robert J. Flaherty, 1922, United States
Stephen Kijak, 2006, United Kingdom
Steven Sebring, 2008, United States
Stuart Samuels, 2005, Canada