30.09. - 09.10.2021

Sportsman of the Century Germany, Netherlands, Sweden 2006 | 95 min | OV | | FF 2006

rated for 0 + years
Love is a many-splendoured thing and can make small men grow as tall as mountains. Or at least tall enough to climb a pole to compete in the pole-sitting competition which Taefke tries to win in order to impress his loved one. It turned him into a local hero and the sportsman of the century - after all, these were the 1930s. An enchantingcomedy about a man who changed the world by sitting down.
Original title: Sportman van de Eeuw
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Frisian
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Mischa Alexander
Screenplay: Mischa Alexander
Cast: Jochum ten Haaf, Ricky Koole, Hark Bohm, Bela B. Felsenheimer
Producer: Michael Eckelt, Emjay Rechsteiner
Director of Photography: Bert Pot
Music: Zbigniew Preisner
Production Design: Marc Teunissen, Michel de Graaf
Editor: Charlotte van der Veen
Sound: 0
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Format: 35 mm
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Production: Neue Impuls Film GmbH, Friedensallee 14 – 16, 22765 Hamburg, Germany, Tel: +49 40 3906256, Fax: +49 40 3906259, e-mail:,; PV Pictures


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