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Year: 2018
Original Title: Mario
Length: 119 minutes
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sports
Distributor: Peccadillo Pictures
Age rating: Suitable only for adults
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Release Dates

United Kingdom: July 13 2018


Ranking: 2,075 out of 16,242 movies (up 674)


6.0 by 1 media


Mario (Max Hubacher) is a young soccer player whose life complicates when he falls in love for the first time. His interest focuses on Leon (Aaron Altaras), the newcomer striker to the German team, but this means a threat to Mario's chances of being promoted in the Premier League. Things get complicated when his teammates discover the relationship of both young people and the rumors begin to spread, making Mario realize that his career as a player in professional football is in serious danger. He must make a decision but he does not want to lose León at any price. The film is directed by Marvel Gisler and features Jessy Moravec, Doro Müggler, Jürg Plüss, Joris Gratwohl and Andreas Matti, among others.


Cast Mario



Trivia Mario

Homosexuality is still a taboo in profesional football. In the Premier League, the competition portrayed in this film, there is not a single openly gay footballer in the 20 teams of the championship. Winner of the Best Actor (Hubacher) and Best Supporting Actor (Moravec) in the awards of Swiss cinema, where it was candidate for Best Film and Best Screenplay. The movie received the Best International Film Award from the FilmOut San Diego Festival, dedicated to LGTB+ cinema.