Project Description

The story revolves around a small favlas community whose inhabitants, burdened by financial problems, find themselves in an extraordinary situation as a wealthy teenage gang from the metropolitan area challenge them to a football tournament in order to win a significant amount of money which would help the favlas community pay off their debts.


Synopsis

“The story revolves around a small favlas community whose inhabitants, burdened by financial problems, find themselves in an extraordinary situation as a wealthy teenage gang from the metropolitan area challenge them to a football tournament in order to win a significant amount of money which would help the favlas community pay off their debts. A teenage gang from the favlas led by Juan and his best friend Sophia are part of a football team and have aspirations of becoming professionals one day to escape favela life. They take on a young football team from the metropolitan city after placing the bet. There is a subplot to this story as it follows each of the characters lives and the struggles they each deal with like with money, crime, class and gender. Word gets around everywhere that there is to be a football tournament on Rio’s beach. The whole of Rio comes out in a show of support for them all. The point of this story is bringing to divided communities together through a shared love of football and both of the captains determination to win.”



By: Rupinder Gill
Founder of Pitchlink Media

Hampshire
Pitch Link Media

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Project Type: Pitch


Status: Start


Category: Film


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