2020 - released
"Fin de Partie, Bernard Challandes: un portrait" (”Endgame”) is a documentary project directed by Fisnik Maxville.
Synopsis: After an international and successful career as a football manager, Bernard Challandes - from Neuchâtel, Switzerland - embarked at the age of 70 on a new perilous challenge : coach the Kosovo National Football Team, the youngest football national team in the world.
The film is a portrait of a man who constantly delays the ineluctable final whistle on his life and his career.
released on RTS (French Speaking region) on June 10th, 2020.
Directed by: Fisnik Maxville
Written by: Benoît Goncerut
Production: Close Up Films (Genève)
Flavia Zanon and Joëlle Bertossa
In co-prod w/: Radio Télévision Suisse (RTS, Genève)
Steven Artels and Gaspard Lamunière
In co-prod w/: Visceral Films (CH)
Editing: Kostas Makrinos
Music: Nicolas Rabaeus
Cinematog.: Jules Guarneri
Visuals: Kilian Amendola
Running time: 73 minutes
Release date: June 2020 (RTS)
Screenshots of the actual version (final).