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Nowitzki: The Perfect Shot (2014)

Nowitzki: Der perfekte Wurf (original title)
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A documentary that follows the early career of basketball star Dirk Nowitzki, his relationship with coach and mentor Holger Geschwindner, and their path to NBA glory.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kobe Bryant ... Himself
Rick Carlisle Rick Carlisle ... Himself
Vince Carter Vince Carter ... Himself
Mark Cuban ... Himself
Michael Finley Michael Finley ... Himself
Holger Geschwindner Holger Geschwindner ... Himself
Jason Kidd Jason Kidd ... Himself
Steve Nash ... Himself
Don Nelson Don Nelson ... Himself
Donnie Nelson Donnie Nelson ... Himself
Dirk Nowitzki ... Himself
Helga Nowitzki Helga Nowitzki ... Herself
Jessica Nowitzki Jessica Nowitzki ... Herself
Jörg Nowitzki Jörg Nowitzki ... Himself
Silke Nowitzki Silke Nowitzki ... Herself
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THE PERFECT SHOT covers the story of Nowitzki's rise to the peaks of fame starting off at one of Germany's regional basketball leagues. It's the story of the fascinating relationship with Holger Geschwindner, his discoverer, coach and mentor. The physicist recognized young Dirk Nowitzki's talent early on and, with a mix of ambitious daring and scientific precision, led him all the way to the top. It is a Film about Dirk Nowitzki and Holger Geschwindner: how they became who they are. It is about the unique relationship between the cosmopolitan mentor and his timid student, who made it to where his teacher had previously only dreamed of: the NBA Championship. Written by BROADVIEW

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German | English

Release Date:

September 2014 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Nowitzki: The Perfect Shot See more »

Filming Locations:

Dallas, Texas, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,912, 17 July 2015

Gross USA:

$40,602
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D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1

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1.85 : 1
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Soundtracks

We Are the Champions
(uncredited)
Written by Freddie Mercury
Performed by Dirk Nowitzki
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A great movie about a men who is good at throwing a ball into a net
16 July 2018 | by deepest-blue-1See all my reviews

As the most of us I know Dirk Nowitzki just as a baskteball player but not the story of his career. This movie gives a nice view behind the facade of a career of a humble, extremely ambitious and super sympathetic athlete and some facts about it are really fascinating (Holger). The style of the movie, I think also great, a great mix of original recordings and comments from the present go hand in hand on the career journey of this exceptional athlete.

So from my point of view this is a must for every basketball fan.


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