TOP KNOT DETECTIVE
Aaron McCann, Dominic Pearce | Australia-Japan, 2017
In competition | Marco Polo
Director: Tian Dong
Language: Different languages (With Catalan and English Subtitles) / Runtime: 92 min.
Shaolin Soccer is a proof that it is possible to combine a fairly new sport such as football and an ancient art such as Kung Fu. That’s what Master Shi Yanlu does in real life with his pupils, with the aim to teach them aspects of Kung Fu such as kindness and controlling the body, in order to turn them into professional football players and to make the country a football powerhouse. Tian Dong’s camera pictures some of these pupils