Zidane – A 21st Century Portrait

100 0

Turner Prize-winning artist and filmmaker Douglas Gordon teams up with French artist Philippe Parreno to create a work glorious in its simplicity. The film was made by training 17 cameras, under the supervision of acclaimed cinematographer Darius Khondji, solely on footballer Zinédine Zidane over the course of a single match between Real Madrid and Villareal. 

Zidane himself recounts, in voice-over, what he can and cannot remember from his matches. Magnificently edited and accompanied by a majestic score from Scottish rock heroes Mogwai, this is not only the greatest football movie ever made, but also one of the finest studies of man in the workplace, an ode to the loneliness of the athlete and the poise and resilience of the human body. Learn more….

From Wired.com: As the soccer star most famous for headbutting a competitor during the World Cup finals, Zinédine Zidane might seem an unlikely subject for the most Zen of Sundance films.

But Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait, shot with 17 cameras during the course of a 90-minute match, is the most meditative of documentaries — maybe too meditative for American audiences. Read more….

Zidane A 21st Century Portrait – 7:25 clip

 

Coerver Coaching: Get FREE Soccer Training tips. Signup Now!

Related Post

A Draw fo Two Halves

Posted by - June 25, 2019 0
A Draw fo Two Halves By Tom Sheldrick We’ve been talking rivalries recently on Soccer Training Info, and they don’t…

Michael Owen Highlights

Posted by - June 26, 2019 0
Lots of goals from his days at Liverpool. Let’s hope he recovers from his knee injury and returns to the goal…

Barcelona’s Six Second Rule

Posted by - June 25, 2019 0
Barcelona’s Six Second Rule What’s the Barcelona six second rule? No, this isn’t like the three second rule, where you…