The Footballest

  • Miguel Angel Lamata
  • Spain
  • 2019
  • 101'
  • Los futbolísimos

Francisco and his friends play for the school football team, which finds itself in a difficult position – they must win at least one of the three upcoming games or the school will disband their team. But strange things happen in the first two games and the boys get suspicious. Are they victims of foul play or is it just an unusual set of circumstances? It’s time for a secret pact: the little sportmen decide to put together a team of investigatos called the Footballest to find out who is sabotaging them. In doing so, they will get into a whole host of adventures that will test their resourcefulnes.

Subtitles: EN, HR

Age: 8+

Miguel Angel Lamata

Director and screenwriter, born in 1967 in Spain. He is known for films Una de zombis (2003) and Our Lovers (2016). His latest feature The Footballest (2018) was screened at the Seattle International Film Festival, where it was nominated for Best Film.

The Footballest

Miguel Angel Lamata
Roberto Santiago, Pablo Fernández, VázquezMiguel, Ángel Lamata
Julio Bohigas-Couto, Milene Mayer, Marcos Milara, Iker Castiñeira, Jorge Usón
Atresmedia Cine, Chester Media, Wandermoon Films
Festivals & Awards
Seattle Int’l Film Festival; Sarajevo Film Festival; Busan Int’l Kids & Youth Film Festival; BUFF Film Festival; Zlín Int’l Film Festival

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