Infinite Football

Romania / 2018 / 70 minutes / NR

After fracturing his fibula in a 1987 game, former Romanian soccer star and current bureaucrat Laurențiu Ginghină now dreams of radically revising his beloved sport’s rules to reduce injuries and, in turn, revolutionize it. With Infinite Football, Romanian New Wave master Corneliu Porumboiu (12:08 East of Bucharest, The Treasure) has crafted a hilarious, typically incisive documentary.


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  • Director

    Corneliu Porumboiu

  • Producer

    Marcela Ursu

  • Cast

    Laurențiu Ginghină

  • “One of the most original and visionary documentary films to have emerged recently.”

    — Richard Brody, The New Yorker
  • “A wonderful, drolly humane new documentary.”

    — Jessica Kiang, Variety
  • “Hilarious and heartbreaking. A playful exploration of the titular sport’s philosophical-figurative potential.”

    — Giovanni Marchini Camia, Sight & Sound
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