THE CHAMPIONS

NAME OF FILM: THE CHAMPIONS

DIRECTOR(S): Leonardo D'Agostini

STARRING: Stefano Accorsi, Andrea Carpenzano, Massimo Popolizio

GENRE: Drama Film

SYNOPSIS: Young Christian Ferro is a born striker and the pride of A.S. Roma. The cosseted soccer star is always up for anything, but the excesses in the celebrity’s private life are starting to jeopardise a promising career. A radical decision from the club president isn’t long in coming, and Valerio, a personal tutor, appears on the scene with a seemingly impossible task. This intelligent comedy is the superlative debut of talented Leonardo D’Agostini.

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