NOWITZKI. THE PERFECT SHOT

a film by Sebastian Denhardt

NOWITZKI. THE PERFECT SHOT

Germany | 2014 | 105:00 min

Original Title:
NOWITZKI. DER PERFEKTE WURF

Formal Categories

Biography / Portrait Sports

Content Categories

Documentary
Synopsis
For thirteen years Dirk Nowitzki fought to win the trophy of all trophies. And in 2011 he finally succeeded: he won the NBA
Championship with the Dallas Mavericks. Nowitzki now belongs to the greatest and most famous German athletes of all time. He is the first non-American to lead an NBA team to victory. The documentary tells the story of Nowitzki’s rise to fame from the second German basketball league to the world arena of one the most popular sports ever. It is also the story of his fascinating relationship to the unusual man who discovered him, Holger Geschwindner, his coach and mentor. This is a film about friendship and dreams and the will to win. A road movie that takes us through the world of basketball and the magic of the game. A story about the unique relationship between two very different personalities, their captivating story of success, and about what it really takes to fulfill your dreams.
Festivals/Awards
LOLA@Berlinale, shortlisted for German Film Award
Cast and Crew
  • Director Sebastian Denhardt
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