Fever Pitch (1997)
Average Rating: 6.3/10
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A football fan tries to reconcile his obsessive love of the game with his job, his romantic relationships, and his life in general in this comedy/drama. Since he was a child in North London, Paul Ashworth (Colin Firth) has been a loyal fan of the Arsenal football team; he attended many a match with his father as a child, especially after his parents divorced, and Arsenal's annual season is one of the few emotional anchors in his life. Now in his mid-30s, Paul teaches English at a state-run
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warm and engaging
'Balls' of Fun!.....Firth at his funniest, and finest
To the credit of Hornby and director David Evans, they hedge on the issue of how unhealthy extreme soccer fandom may or may not be.
Um filme tão simpático que, confesso, me transformou em um fã do Arsenal. É preciso dizer mais alguma coisa?
With soccer substituting for rock music, novelist/screenwriter Nick Hornby's FEVER PITCH plays like a rough draft of HIGH FIDELITY...a very rough draft.
Audience Reviews for Fever Pitch
- Paul Ashworth: Leave it up to Arsenal to score one goal when they need two.
- Steve: You want them to score the second goal before they score the first?
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