Champions

Directed by: Javier Fesser | Written by: David Marqués and Javier Fesser


Synopsis:


Marco Montes (Javier Gutiérrez) is a basketball coach, and the second coach of a major team in the ACB (Asociación de Clubes de Baloncesto). But actually, since he was burned, he has become arrogant and disrespectful both professionally and personally. He was fired from the stadium during an ACB game because of a quarrel with the first coach. Later, he was totally drunk and drove into a police car and thus was arrested. At the trial, the judge gave Marco two choices of punishment: two years in prison or 90 days of community service. Marco chose the latter and reluctantly began training a team of mentally disabled players called Los Amigos with the help of Senior Julio, director of the community center where they met. Meanwhile Marco tried to save his marriage to Sonia, who was tired of Marco's excuses for having a child…


The film Champions won the Best Comedy of the 6th Spain Firoz Awards, the Best Film of the 33rd Spain Goya Awards, and won championship in the box-ticket revenue of local Spanish films in 2018.

As a comedy focusing on the group with mental retardation, "the real performance of people with mental retardation" has become one of the highlights of the film. Several off-line public-benefit screenings were held, and special screenings were held for groups with mental retardation. The film's exquisite expression of emotion and optimistic attitude towards life have infected many audiences, conveying thoughts about responsibility, prejudice and life, so it has a positive social significance.


Video Materials

Final trailer brings surprises one after another  Inspiring comedy Champions attracts much attention

Good performance of people with mental retardation Behind-the-scenes  Birth record of Champions

The release data of Champions is fixed on March 22  The Spanish inspiring comedy is healing

Champions “Healing” Feature   Winning Good WOM and warm recommendation from fans


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