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The Unbeatables (Metegol)

The Unbeatables (Metegol)
  • 2013
  • Argentina/Spain/India/US
  • 97 min
  • U
  • Directed by: Juan José Campanella
  • Cast: Rupert Grint, Anthony Head, Peter Serafinowicz
  • UK release: 8 August 2014

Amadeo (Grint) is a whiz at table football but unlucky at everything else, forced to square off against the bullying Flash (Head) in an attempt to save his village. Cheekily inventive 3D animation from Argentinean director Campanella, standing out from other animated family fare by its quirky characterisation and dry wit.

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Rating U I Running Time 97 mins I Spain/Argentina/India/USA I 2013

Directed by Juan Jose Campanella Starring Rupert Grint (voice), Rob Brydon (voice)

Amadeo is a young boy who lives for his time playing table football on his own. When his beloved table is destroyed he fears his life is ruined, until he hears his name being called. The person saying his name is Loco, one of the players from his table who has come to life. Fun and frolics ensue as Amadeo embarks on an adventure that ends with his best friends fighting to save their village in an epic real life football match.

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The Unbeatables

11 Aug 20144 stars

An enjoyably quirky football-themed animation featuring the voices of Rupert Grint and Rob Brydon

The Unbeatables (original title Metegol) is probably the last film you would expect from Argentinean director Juan José Campanella. His first feature since the moody, labyrinthine and ultimately Oscar-winning thriller The Secret In Their Eyes is a…

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