Mario (2018)



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Mario is in love for the first time in life, so really crush. In Leon, the new from Germany. Although he plays in the front of the storm and could even be dangerous to him, when it comes to who can ascend to the first team. But Mario does not think about that now. He wants to feel Leon, smell, be near him. This does not remain hidden from others in the club and soon make the first rumors around the round. Mario sees his career as a professional footballer in danger, but at the same time wants to lose Leon at no cost. He has to make a decision.

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Critic Reviews for Mario

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (2)

At two hours, the film feels a little long, but this is a heartfelt and human drama with the texture of truth and characters to care about.

Jul 11, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
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Familiar but moving.

May 31, 2018 | Full Review…

Its heart may be in the right place, but the underdeveloped screenplay stumbles and limps to full time.

Feb 11, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Mario tackles the stigma of being a gay man in professional soccer with remarkable realism and heart, with what could have been excessively melodramatic or exploitative.

Nov 1, 2018 | Full Review…

...captures the pressures put on young athletes to conform and avoid anything that might hurt their chances to advance...

Oct 30, 2018 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

Slow-moving gay soccer romance that covers familiar ground within its novel sports setting.

Oct 27, 2018 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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