Australian Premiere | Dir Jane Preston, 2015, UK, 87min, U15+, English | Cast Paul Gascoigne, Gary Lineker | Keywords Documentary, Stardom, Human Interest | Courtesy of Salon Pictures
SYDNEY | Thu 22 October | 7pm Reception, 7.30pm Film (inc. Opening Ceremony) | Palace Norton Street, Leichhardt | Session finished
BRISBANE | Sat 31 October | 3.30pm Reception, 4pm Film (inc. Opening Ceremony) | Palace Barracks, Brisbane | Session finished
MELBOURNE | Fri 6 November | 6.30pm Reception 7pm Film (inc. Opening Ceremony) | The Kino Cinemas, Melbourne | Session finished
Delve into the psyche, vulnerabilities, fears and triumphs of one of the greatest footballers that ever lived, Paul ‘Gazza’ Gascoigne.
Gascoigne' tells the story of the biggest star to emerge from Italia ’90 World Cup, a renaissance for English football, watched by millions of people across the UK.
Its leading figure was the young Paul Gascoigne - a player who had come to prominence with his hometown club Newcastle United and who, with his talent with the ball and heart worn on his sleeve, had captured the hearts of the nation by the time England went out in the semi-final. Gascoigne returned home to a hero’s welcome and became a superstar of international football.
With his irrepressible spirit and extraordinary skills, he was for a generation of players and fans the most captivating footballer they had ever seen. But things weren't to stay so good for long. Gary Lineker, Jose Mourinho and Wayne Rooney contribute to this heartfelt documentary about the talented, troubled superstar
Join us for our Opening Reception followed by Opening Ceremony of the 1st Football Film Festival!