International Title: THE REFEREE
Original Title: RÄTTSKIPAREN
Swedish w/ English Subtitles
- What does it take to be a world class football referee? -
Top football referee Martin Hansson had a successful journey towards his vision in life, the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Then one dark night in Paris on November 18th, 2009, all hell broke loose...
"A very engaging dark chapter."
Le Figaro (FR)
"This is a gem of a documentary."
The Guardian (UK)
"This film is spectacularly intricate."
USA Today (US)
"A nail-biter with a stylish dramaturgy."
Svenska Dagbldet (SE)
"An excellent, entertaining and exciting movie."
Dagens Nyheter (SE)
"Hansson's story has meaning beyond football."
Financial Times (UK)
"A perceptive documentary ... a masterful portrait."
The New York Times (US)