Playoff


1h 47m 2011

Brief Synopsis

Legendary Israeli basketball coach and Holocaust survivor Max Stoller became a national hero in the 1970s when he coached Maccabi Tel Aviv into the European Championships.However, when he subsequently accepts a job coaching the West-German basketball team, just another job on his path to NBA glory,

Film Details

Release Date
2011
Production Company
Egoli Tossell Film; Elle Driver; Eurimages; Fidélité Films; France 3 Cinéma; German Federal Film Board; Hessen Invest; Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung; Orange Cinema Series; United King Films; Wild Bunch
Distribution Company
CinTart; Wild Bunch
Location
Wiesbaden, Germany

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 47m

Synopsis

Legendary Israeli basketball coach and Holocaust survivor Max Stoller became a national hero in the 1970s when he coached Maccabi Tel Aviv into the European Championships.However, when he subsequently accepts a job coaching the West-German basketball team, just another job on his path to NBA glory, as he sees it, Max finds his culture, his country, and his past at odds with his professional success.

Film Details

Release Date
2011
Production Company
Egoli Tossell Film; Elle Driver; Eurimages; Fidélité Films; France 3 Cinéma; German Federal Film Board; Hessen Invest; Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung; Orange Cinema Series; United King Films; Wild Bunch
Distribution Company
CinTart; Wild Bunch
Location
Wiesbaden, Germany

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 47m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Inspired by the true story of famous Israeli basketball coach Ralph Klein.