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Football Fever: Genoa Love Affair

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Documentary | International Premiere | 2024 | Italy | 85' | Subtitles

A heartfelt documentary investigates the enduring bond between the city of Genoa and its historic football club, Genoa FC. It celebrates the unwavering passion of its fans as a timeless testimony to their loyalty and community spirit.

The documentary highlights the passion of the fans as an act of faith regardless of scores and results. Through interviews with iconic figures such as Rodrigo Palacio, Domenico Criscito and Diego Milito, the film celebrates Italy’s oldest fan base, describing their bond as “a disease” that unites generations. The match between the legends of Genoa, in an empty Luigi Ferrari Stadium, evokes epic, romantic memories.

Writer: Alessandro d’Ottavi
Director: Francesco G. Raganato
Producers: Mattia Mor, Livio Basoli

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