The decisive years of the Swedish soccer star who plays forward for the Paris Saint-Germain, from his debut in Malmö to his conflicts in Ajax and his time in Juventus.
Zlatan Ibrahimović surprise us once again, this time as the object of a documentary with a precise narrative and goal: portraying the story of how a teenager from Malmö, Sweden, jumped to the finest teams in Europe and became a global star, including his early days, his transfer, and his career at the Ajax. Troubled years: the hard time adapting, his trust, his arrogance, his famous conflictive nature. And his unique soccer talent, which is hard to believe in a player his size. Each stage presented in this documentary –calling it attractive would be a gross understatement– is documented with plenty of archive material (which even includes Zlatan as a teenager, playing Play Station while his girlfriend puts up a face), interviews with the defense players who clashed against this forward, and of course, amazing plays and goals on a big screen. JPF
D: Fredrik Gertten, Magnus Gertten F: Jon Rudberg, Caroline Troedsson E: Jesper Osmund S: Marcel De Hoogd, Davide Favargiotti M: Florencia Di Concilio, Marc Lizier P: Margarete Jangård, Lennart Ström CP: Auto Images AB, WG Film I: Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Leo Beenhakker, Fabio Capello
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He was born in Sweden in 1956. He worked as a journalist, published the travel book Young Man Looking for the World (1995), and produced documentaries and entertainment TV shows.
He was born in Sweden in 1953, and studied journalism. A co-director at the production company Auto Images, he directed several documentaries, including Rolling Like a Stone (2005) and Hoppets Hamn (2012; Bafici ‘15).