What I wrote at Lib Dem Voice

October 07, 2006

Victory to 'Escape...'

The Observer Blog is asking readers to name what we think is the best football movie ever made.

Too easy: it has to be Escape to Victory, released 25 years ago. Some cite Max von Sydow's sensitive protrayal of a Nazi-wth-a-heart. But, for me, it's the way Pelé acts Sylvester Stallone off the screen.

It's either the worst best film ever made, or the best worst film. Either way it should win.

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