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Deutschland. Ein Sommermärchen (2006)

A documentary on the German national team's World Cup 2006 journey, all the way from boot camp in Sardinia to the 3rd-place play-off.

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Sönke Wortmann

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Sönke Wortmann
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Timo Hildebrand Timo Hildebrand ... Self
Oliver Kahn ... Self
Jens Lehmann ... Self
Arne Friedrich Arne Friedrich ... Self
Robert Huth Robert Huth ... Self
Marcell Jansen ... Self
Philipp Lahm ... Self
Per Mertesacker ... Self
Christoph Metzelder ... Self
Jens Nowotny Jens Nowotny ... Self
Michael Ballack ... Self
Tim Borowski Tim Borowski ... Self
Torsten Frings ... Self
Thomas Hitzlsperger ... Self
Sebastian Kehl Sebastian Kehl ... Self
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A documentary on the German national team's World Cup 2006 journey, all the way from boot camp in Sardinia to the 3rd-place play-off.

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Trivia

This was actually supposed to be a documentary made for TV, but after the German fans were so enthusiastic about their team, it was made for cinema. See more »

Goofs

The game Germany-Ecuador is dated as on June, 9th. In fact, it took place on June, 20th. Ecuador was the home team, so the correct designation is Ecuador-Germany. See more »

Connections

References 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany (2006) See more »

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Du bist Deutschland/ You are Germany
16 October 2006 | by ollstSee all my reviews

I saw this movie on Friday and I found it to be very amusing and interesting. I consider myself as a huge fan so I was thrilled to see a halftime speak of the coach during a game or how the team management successfully created a brilliant team spirit. Meanwhile people in the cinema cheered when Germany scored or Lehmann saved a penalty, it was a little bit like during the world cup. Wortmann did a great job in silently observing the German team, so you really felt as you were a part of this whole great event. Finally I'd like to say that everybody that enjoy the world cup as much as I did and who took part in the whole public viewing thing should go and watch this movie. It brings back the feelings and memories of the wonderful (soccer) summer. It was really a summer-fairy tail.


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5 October 2006 (Germany) See more »

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Germany: A Summer's Fairytale See more »

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