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More than a game

Documentary film about amateur football based on the history of a football team from a small village playing in the lowest division of Russia.

  • Andrey Uvarov
  • Andrey Uvarov
  • Andrey Uvarov
  • Andrey Uvarov
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  • Runtime:
    58 minutes 48 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 11, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Russian Federation
  • Country of Filming:
    Russian Federation
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  • MKF Svoboda
    Russian Federation
    January 11, 2019
Distribution Information
  • D9 Production
    Country: Russian Federation
    Rights: Internet
Director Biography - Andrey Uvarov

Uvarov Andrey Viktorovich.
Born on 08.08.1990 in the Aparinsky village, Ust-Donetsky district, Rostov region, Russia. He graduated from the Rostov State Transport University in 2013. In his student years he began to get involved in video creation. In 2018, made his first documentary.

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Director Statement

This is my first fim. In this film I wanted to show that life is not only in high-level football, but also in such small villages like Aparinka. Let it not always be spectacular in contrast to a big professional football, but not less sincere, truly.
About the main characters of the film:
Matvey Yarmonov - lawyer, the self-proclaimed president of the Aparinka Football Club, and he deals with organizational issues.
Alexander Hilimonchik - furniture assembler, is one of the founders of the "Aparinka" football team.
Alexander Korabelnikov - electrician, one of the best players of the Championship.
Alexander Vlasov - football coach, the main organizer of the Championship, the only player in the Ust-Donetsk region, who played at a professional level.
Victor Dorin - electrician, top scorer of the Championship.
Dmitry Shchegrov - a miner, Winnie Jones of yard football.
Evgeny Bunya - firefighter, coach of the main and children's teams in Aparinka.
Alexander Orekhov - a businessman, owner of a local tourist base, a couple of years ago, became a team sponsor.
Vladimir Chapygin - a pensioner, the main fan, for two years did not miss a single match of his favorite team.