2005 CinemAvvenire Prize |Kodak Photography Prize
A football field 50 minutes away from the center of Rome. Between the studs sliding on the cement, the noise of the ball hitting on polls and the hoarse voice of the trainer, 11 young boys struggle to become a football team. They have lived a winter season full of bitter defeats, but their trainer push them into a tournament where they can finally prove themselves. Claudio, a former bank robber grown up in hardest outskirts of Rome between crime and prison, is an expert in defeats and wants to prove them that it’s always worth trying.