TOM MEETS ZIZOU – NOT A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Festivals: 11mm Berlin 2011, Poznan 2011, Cinefoot Rio de Janeiro 2013, Thinking Football Bilbao 2013, Joga Bonito! Wien 2014, Flutlicht Basel 2014, Football Film Festival Australia 2015
Celebrated as "the big hope for the future" alongside Bastian Schweinsteiger and Lukas Podolski, this first German long-term documentary of a soccer-star follows 8 years of Thomas Broich's career.
It starts with the ambitious 22-year old midfielder Thomas Broich playing in the Bavarian province at 2nd division club „Wacker Burghausen“. Soon the German Junior International signs with Bundesliga club „Borussia Monchengladbach”, where he shines as a rising new star and is celebrated in 2004 as “the big hope for the future” alongside Bastian Schweinsteiger and Lukas Podolski.
Original titel: Tom meets Zizou - Kein Sommermärchen
Duration: 135 Min.
Director: Aljoscha Pause
Cast: Thomas Broich, Michael Oenning, Udo Lattek, Christoph Daum