Football is a real passion of Emir Kusturica : at 18, he had to choose between a professional football player career and to start cinema studies… Since then football is in almost all his films…
|When father was away on business
Malik has always dreamt of a real leather football ball…
|Time of the Gypsies
Ahmed's place and his caravans, in the suburbs of Milan, are on a football playground.
At the time of Arizona Dream, Emir Kusturica set up with his students of the Columbia University a football team : the gypsies.
In the underground, the kids play football, and more than all target the head of Golub. The ball will end up in the well…
|Black Cat, White Cat
Playing alone against himself, still cheating, Matko wins a game and shout : Maradona !…
|Life is a miracle
The key scene of the film is the one of the football match. Allegory for the forthcoming war, the 15 days of the shooting for this scene were so demanding in energy that Emir ended in the hospital…
No doubt football will be the main subject of this film…