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English title: Winners
Original title: Sieger sein
German title: Sieger sein
Germany, 2024

Director: Yusef, Soleen
Production company: DCM Pictures, Boje Buck
Co-producers: MDR, SWR, WDR
Age recommendation: 9 years and up
Length: 119 min.
Film genre: Feature film

Eleven-year-old Mona fled Syria with her Kurdish family and goes to a school in Wedding in Berlin. Mona doesn’t know a word of German, but she can speak football. The dedicated teacher Mr. Chepovsky, or Mr. Che for short, recognizes her extraordinary talent and accepts her into the girls’ team. Mona is a fighter, but soon realizes that only if she and the other girls play together can they be winners.

Contact person at Pluto Films:
Rebecca Hartung - rebecca@plutofilm.de

Berlin Generation 2024, German Film Award 2024 as best film for children, Stockholm Junior CFF 2024, Kristiansand CFF 2024 (special mention)

Study guide: German

World sales address/es:
Pluto (DE)

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