Backstreet Champions
Backstreet Champions
Directed by
Akhtem Seitablayev
Nikolai Rybalka, Vladimir Zhovnoruk, Akhtem Seitablayev
Produced by
Vladimir Zelenskiy, Andrey Yakovlev, Sergey Shefir, Boris Shefir, Marina Lopatenok, Alexander Sosis
Alexei Gorbunov (Mikhalych), Dmitriy Pevtsov (Tsar), Sasha Kobzar (Voron), Yelena Shamova (Oxana), Olga Drozdova (Albina), Ivan Dobronravov (Bodya)
Number of episodes
48-52 minutes
Production: Kvartal 95 in association with CINEMA PROJECT GROUP In 2009, the national team of Ukraine becomes the world football champion... The film is based on a true story, though it’s a little-known fact: it is the victory of our guys at the World Championship in Milan street football ... among the homeless. Mihalych, famous ex-player of well-known football team, going through hard times, collects a team to the World Cup of street football. He is driven not only by love to sport, but rather by the need to break out of the "blind corner". And yet - an attempt to help guys who found themselves on the streets, to give them a chance for a better life. Each of the players has a difficult and complex fate, but also his own story and motives for a trip to Italy.