61 mins
7 / 10 (76)
14

Synopsis

Men play with airy joy somewhere by the Mediterranean. Wrestling or rolling a cheese through a village are occupations of the highest importance. The film’s director captures everything with serious lightness until hitting a creative block. To continue, he must rethink the rules of the game.

MUBI's take

You won’t find any conventional sports in this essayistic documentary from Matjaž Ivanišin, but be assured it fulfils the promise of double-meaning in its title. A playful, 16mm study in Mediterranean masculinity, Playing Men ekes spectacle and wonder from its simple, cheese-rolling pleasures.

Availability
Now showing
Library
Rent

Sudan Sudan
8 months
Algeria Algeria
8 months
Taiwan Taiwan
8 months
Morocco Morocco
8 months
Tunisia Tunisia
8 months
Egypt Egypt
8 months
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
8 months
Brazil Brazil
8 months
Turkey Turkey
8 months
United Kingdom United Kingdom
8 months
Canada Canada
8 months
United States United States
8 months
Libya Libya
26 days
Puerto Rico Puerto Rico
27 days

More films?

You currently have access to only 832 films in the United States selection.
You're missing out on 2471 more films, you can get immediate access to these via a VPN subscription.

We've partnered with NordVPN to get you 70% off on your subscription. Get yours now!