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Max Stoller has achieved the impossible; 30 years after surviving the Holocaust he has taken Europe by storm as the coach of Maccabi Tel-Aviv, the new European basketball champions. One phone call will change his life forever: an offer to return to Germany after all these years and coach the German National Team. Despite the public outrage in Israel he accepts and goes to Frankfurt. There he finds himself attracted to Deniz, a young Turkish woman, lost in a new country alongside her 13 years old daughter and searching for her husband. While helping Deniz with her search Max digs in to his own past and discovers new facts about old family secrets.                                  

                                                                                                                       Based on the life of coach Ralph Klein

an Eran Riklis film 

A Topia Communications, United King Films, Egoli Tossell, Fidelite Films, Wild Bunch production

Producers Michael Sharfshtein, Jens Meurer, Olivier Delbosc, Marc Missonnier 

Executive producers Moshe Edery, Leon Edery, Judy Tossell

Screenplay  Gidon Maron, David Akerman

DOP  Rainer Klausmann

Editor  Tova Ascher

Music Cyril Morin

Starring Danny Huston, Amira Kasar, Max Riemelt

Supported by Hessen Invest Film, Deutscher Filmforderfonds, Filmforderungsanstalt, Filmforderung Baden-Wurttemberg, The Rabinovich Foundation for the Arts - Cinema Project, the Cultural Administration, Israel Ministry of Culture and Sport, the Israel Film Council, Channel 10, Orange, HOT, France 3 Cinema with the participation of Orange Cinema Series, France Televisions, CNC with the support of Eurimages


Best Actor Award for Danny Huston at the Montreal Int. Film Festival 2011

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