Champions is a heartwarming and powerful film that celebrates diversity and the human spirit."
"Javier Fesser has created an emotional and hilarious masterpiece. 'Campeones' is a cinematic gift that touches the heart and challenges stereotypes."
"A gem of Spanish cinema. 'Campeones' is a brilliant and authentic comedy that illuminates the power of personal triumph and the importance of inclusion."
Marco is an assistant coach in Spain’s top basketball league. One day, after getting drunk, his frustration and bad attitude get him involved in a traffic accident that lands him in court. He loses his job and his girlfriend and is sentenced to the worst possible punishment for his ego: coaching a group of intellectually-disabled players that have never touched a ball before. Through their innocence, tenderness and plenty of good humour, they will teach Marco about the things that really matter. They are the true Champions of Life.
With a worldwide gross Box Office of 28 million euros, and sold to more than 50 territories, CHAMPIONS was the most successful Spanish film in 2018. Winner of three Goya awards, including Best Film.