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by Tomy Wigand


An unemployed labourer, who serves as unofficial ringleader for a small group of soccer fans in a German industrial town, wagers his house in support of the local soccer team. But the star player seems to have lost his sparkle and his gamble seems doomed to fail.

international title: Soccer Rules!
original title: Fussball ist unser Leben
country: Germany
sales agent: Beta Film
year: 2000
genre: fiction
directed by: Tomy Wigand
release date: DE 10/02/2000
screenplay: Martin Ritzenhoff, Mathias Dinter
cast: Uwe Ochsenknecht, Ralf Richter, Walter Gontermann, Oscar Ortega Sanchez, Tana Schanzara
cinematography by: Diethard Prengel
film editing: Christian Nauheimer
music: Martin Probst
producer: Philip Voges, Mischa Hofmann, Benjamin Herrmann
production: Hofmann & Voges Entertainment, Seven Pictures Film