The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick (Die Angst des Tormanns beim Elfmeter)
The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick (Die Angst des Tormanns beim Elfmeter) (1977)

A loose adaptation of a novelette by author Peter Handke, this early effort from acclaimed director Wim Wenders follows penalized goalie Joseph Bloch (Arthur Brauss) as he makes his way through the city after missing penalty kick and… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 13, 1977
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Enid Spitz
Willamette Week

The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick is artistic and pensive, and requires a lot of patience. But it also gut-punches you with all the tenderness of a streamliner.

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