Nossa Chape Reviews

June 25, 2018
By focusing on what binds those on the pitch and those in the bleachers, Nossa Chape doesn't just wonder if some things are "bigger than the game" -- it proves it.
June 21, 2018
An extraordinary sports documentary and a compelling human-interest story, this documentary follows the rising Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense after the November 2016 plane crash that killed 19 players and the entire staff.
June 14, 2018
The Zimbalists... have made another highly accomplished soccer-related documentary (they also made the 2016 film "Pele: Birth of a Legend").
June 6, 2018
Nossa Chape is a beautiful elegy to the departed and an ode to the strength of those who survived.
June 2, 2018
The poignancy in this documentary comes from seeing the faces and hearing the voices of those affected by a tragedy that made worldwide headlines.
June 1, 2018
Fox Sports presents a taut and moving tale of a soccer team struck by disaster and the town determined to see them make a comeback.
May 31, 2018
The movie the directors have made doesn't have the passion that its subjects do.
May 30, 2018
Something more intriguing than the standard inspirational overcoming-obstacles story.
May 29, 2018
A rising-from-the-ashes-of-tragedy documentary that underlines how well the filmmaking Zimbalist Brothers know South America, know Brazil and know futbol.
March 15, 2018
Charged and poignant.
March 15, 2018
From finger pointing to shared sadness, and moments of unexpected communion and joy, Nossa Chape is most engrossing when it pulls back from individual players, and takes in the whole stadium.
March 12, 2018
Nossa Chape has an urgency and poignancy that several narrative dramas only wish they could achieve.