Documentaries / UK premiere

Becoming Zlatan (De unge Zlatan)

  • Fredrik Gertten, Magnus Gertten /
  • Sweden, Netherlands, Italy /
  • 2015 /
  • 96 mins

Documentary / Swedish, English, Dutch

An insight into Swedish football icon Zlatan Ibrahimoviç.

One of the most complex and gifted footballers on the planet, Zlatan Ibrahimoviç is the subject of this fascinating documentary which draws on rare archival footage tracking his debut with Malmö FF in 1999, through his dramatic (and often disruptive) years with Ajax Amsterdam and on to his real breakthrough with Juventus in 2005. Impressively directed by Fredrik Gertten (Big Boys Gone Bananas) and Magnus Gertten, it is an astute portrait of one of the world’s greatest – and most polarising - footballers. [PG]

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