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Festivals: Milano 2014, Crossroads Graz 2014, Utopianale Hannover 2014, Filmtage Augsburg 2014, Cosmic Cine 2014

Are pro coaches and not pro players the real kings of soccer? Grimme prize winner Aljoscha Pause (TOM MEETS ZIZOU) follows three young professional football trainers for an entire Bundesliga season.
"Trainer!" is a documentary film directed by Aljoscha Pause. It observes three young professional soccer coaches over the course of an entire playing season - Frank Schmidt, André Schubert and Stephan Schmidt. The film also takes a look behind the scenes at the DFB football coaching course led by Frank Wormuth. Established coaches like Jürgen Klopp, Hans Meyer, Armin Veh, Mirko Slomka, Peter Neururer, Thomas Schaaf and Michael Oenning also provide extensive insights. 

The film garnered enthusiastic praise from the press:

"This outstanding documentary deserves a championship title." CINEMA

"Once again, Germany's best soccer documentarian provides sensational insights into the business.“



Original titel: Trainer!
Germany  2013

Language: German
Subtitles: English 
Duration: 138 Min.


Director: Aljoscha Pause
Production: Pausefilm
Cast: Frank Schmidt, Andre Schubert, Stephan Schmidt, Frank Wormuth, Jürgen Klopp, Hans Meyer, Peter Neururer, Michael Oenning, Thomas Schaaf, Mirko Slomka, Armin Veh