Shooting for Socrates

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"Divided by conflict...united by a dream"
  • 2015
  • 1 hr 31 min
  • 5.8  (295)

Set in Belfast against the backdrop of the 1986 World Cup in a Northern Ireland divided on religious lines, nine-year-old Tommy (Art Parkinson) learns to make sense of his world through his passion for football and his father's (Richard Dormer) love of Greek philosophy. Meanwhile, the country's football team, a collection of ringers and misfits, are pitted against a modern day Goliath - the Brazilian football team, led by the remarkable politician/philosopher/footballing genius Socrates de Souza.

Shooting for Socrates
Description
Set in Belfast against the backdrop of the 1986 World Cup in a Northern Ireland divided on religious lines, nine-year-old Tommy (Art Parkinson) learns to make sense of his world through his passion for football and his father's (Richard Dormer) love of Greek philosophy. Meanwhile, the country's football team, a collection of ringers and misfits, are pitted against a modern day Goliath - the Brazilian football team, led by the remarkable politician/philosopher/footballing genius Socrates de Souza.

Shooting for Socrates is a 2015 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 31 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.8.

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  • Release Date
    2015
  • Runtime
    1 hr 31 min
  • IMDB Rating
    5.8  (295)