Af banen

Af banen

Film poster
Directed by Martin Hagbjer
Produced by Søren Juul Petersen
Written by Audrey Castañeda
Morten Dragsted
Starring Lars Bom
Camilla Bendix
Bjarne Henriksen
Claus Bue
Nicolas Bro
Music by Martin Hagbjer
Cinematography Lars Beyer
Edited by Marie-Louise Bordinggaard
Distributed by Scanbox (Denmark)
Release dates
  • 2005 (2005)
Running time
81 min
Country Denmark
Language Danish

Af banen (aka: We Are the Champions) is a Danish independent feature film comedy from 2005, directed by Martin Hagbjer.

It stars Lars Bom as unemployed soccer player Torben, who becomes trainer for a local school soccer team which includes his 13-year-old son, David (Niklas Ingemann). He now has a chance both to repair his damaged relationship with David, and lead the team to victory.

Critical reception

Martin Hagbjer won the 2005 Prize of the Children's Jury at Lübeck Nordic Film Days for Af banen.

Af banen also won as Best Film at Stockholm Filmfestival Junior.

Af banen was nominated for a 2006 Robert Award as Best Children/Family Film.


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