Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait

Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait
  • 2006
  • France / Iceland
  • 1h 35min
  • PG

The Scottish artist Gordon and his French collaborator follow a match from Zidane's perspective. The film focuses less on the already publicised events of Germany 2006, being less a sports movie and more an analysis of the immigrant experience.

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Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait

18 Sep 20064 stars

Scottish artist Douglas Gordon (famed for his 24-hour version of Hitchcock’s Psycho) and his French collaborator Philippe Parreno follow in the footsteps of Hellmuth Costard’s 1970 film Football as Never Before - which profiled George Best in a game…

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