The Longest Penalty Shot in the World

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The Longest Penalty Shot in the World

sports football (soccer) based on short story penalty kick

The Longest Penalty Shot in the World

Release Date: March 08, 2005

Year    :   2005
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Genres    :   Comedy
Production Companies    :   Canal+ España, Tornasol Films, Ensueño Films S.L, Forta, Atresmedia
Director    :   Roberto Santiago
Producers    :   Gerardo Herrero, Mariela Besuievsky, Tadeo Villalba Jr., Camilla-Valentine Isola, Juan Carlos Caro
Writers    :   Roberto Santiago, Osvaldo Soriano
RunTime    :   100 mins.
Revenue    :   5138329

Fernando (Fernando Tejero) is a loser. A gray type, without ambition, that works like bookcases distributor in a supermarket of the quarter. In his free short whiles, he is a substitute keeper of a football team, a third regional one. In all the season he has not played a single minute. But the last Sunday of the league the referee indicates penalty and the regular keeper injures itself. Fernando must occupy the goal for the first time. If penalty scores, the team of the district will proclaim champion. If no, all the effort of a year will not have been worth for anything. When the penalty is just about to be kicked, a group of indignant fans with the referee invades the field and prevents the kick. The competition committee decides that the penalty must play the following Sunday, in the same goal, with same players and the field closed to the public. El Penalti más largo del mundo, (The Longest Penalty Shot in the World) is exactly the history of that week of delay.

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