Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Movie of the Month - Victory
Much of this story may sound familiar thanks to a 1981 film called Victory, staring Sylvester Stallone, Michael Kane, Max von Sydow, Pele, and Bobby Moore. Victory is about men locked away in a concentration camp and are chosen to play against the Nazis in exchange for liberties and freedom. Unlike the story of FC Start, Victory does have a Hollywood ending and a Hollywood script, but for the most part, the basis of the story is all there. How good conquered evil in the form of a soccer game. While Victory maybe as campy and cheesy now as it was back then, the story that is was based on is something to admire.