Synopsis: ‘On the pitch Mario and Leon are teammates, off the pitch they are becoming so much more.
‘When Leon joins Mario’s football club ,the pair are moved into a flat with one another where the competitive tension turns sexual. As their relationship intensifies, the pair become inseparable, yet Mario is desperate to hide their love from his teammates. As rumours of their relationship begin to circulate, the boys are forced to make a choice; their careers, or each other. A forbidden story of romance between two football players, Mario shines a light on the pressures put upon footballers, managers and associates alike to keep quiet about players who identify as gay in favour of preserving their careers.’
The film will be in UK cinemas from July 13th (find out where it’s screening at the official website). It’ll be on DVD and VoD in September. Take a look at the trailer for the film below. [Read more…]