“Foosball: The Unbeatables” is a highly-unique animated movie for all the family by Academy Award winner Juan José Campanella and supervised by animation expert Sergio Pablos who also supervised hit animation movies such as “Rio” and “Despicable Me “.
In “Foosball,” an unlikely hero – Amadeo (voiced by Rupert Grint) lives in a small and anonymous village who works at a bar and plays foosball better than anyone. He is also in love with Laura, his childhood friend though she does not know it. His simple routine comes crumbling down when Ace, a young man from the village that became the world’s best football player, comes back willing to have his revenge for the only defeat he ever suffered. With his foosball table, hi s bar and even his table destroyed, Amadeo discovers something magical: the players of his beloved foosball table came to life! Together, as a team they embark on a journey full of adventure to save their village.
AMADEO – He’s shy, insecure and possesses a unique gift; nobody ever gets to beat him at foosball and is in love with Laura.
LAURA – She’s outgoing, hip and courageous. She is Amadeo’s best friend. Her dream is to move to the big city for her art studies in college.
ACE – He’s the megastar of world football, megalomaniac and a conceited athlete. He can’t bear to be defeated and is capable of doing everything to get what he wants.
SKIP – He’s the Stripes’ team natural leader. He’s very smart and has a charming personality.
BETO – He’s talented and egoistic player. He thinks he is football’s number one star and he’s convinced he’s trapped in a team of mediocre players.
LOCO – He’s got a big heart and a Zen philosophy. He’s always ready to make a “cosmic” comment although none of his teammates understand him.
SOLIDO – He’s the captain of the Claret’s team. He’s got a strong character and a voice that commands respect. He’s been Skip’s archrival for more than 20 years.
“Foosball: The Unbeatables” opens October 1 in cinemas nationwide from Axinite Digicinema.