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Balls ( Manner Wie Wer )

A feel-good comedy from Germany, in which Ecki, a young baker and goalkeeper, is kicked off his homophobic football team when caught drunkenly kissing a man. Taking the humiliation in his stride, he vows - perhaps a little rashly - to return with an all-gay squad and beat his former teammates. This crowd-pleaser won the audience award at the L.A. Outfest - who says the Germans have no sense humour?!

Year: 2004
Genre: Comedy, Queer Cinema, German Cinema
Country: Germany
Director: Sherry Hormann
Starring: Maximilian Bruckner, Lisa Marie Potthoff
Duration: 100 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains violence, sexual references and offensive language.
Subtitles: Yes
5.6/10
Location in store: Queer Cinema

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