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The Ball


Directed by Pasquale Scimeca
Italy, 2017


Amin loves football. He wears an A.S. Roma jersey on the back of which he wrote the name of defender Rudiger. A distant relative of the player’s mother lives in Amin’s village in Nigeria, so he became a catalyst for the boy’s dream of a better life.

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The Ball Directed by Pasquale Scimeca