Entre la coupe et l'́élection

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Summary

  • Inspired by the 2006 elections in Congo, a group of film students track down members of the 1974 Leopards, Zaire's national soccer squad, the first team from sub-Saharan Africa to qualify for the World Cup. After a dismal first round performance -- the Leopards were outscored 14-0 in three games -- the players returned home in disgrace and drifted into obscurity. The team's captain, however, has fared better and is running for political office in Kinshasa. Deftly weaving past and present.

Notes

  • Originally produced as a documentary film in 2008.
  • This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
  • DVD-R ; NTSC.
  • In French with English subtitles.
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