134 turning days with 147 interviews, 2267 hours of raw and archive material – For director Simon Verhoeven it was a exhausting but incredibly fascinating trip . In the six-part documentary FC Bayern – Behind The Legend on Amazon Prime, he goes with Chiefmaramann Nepomuk V. Fischer and Producer Quirin Mountain the question of what makes the German football record champion so successful.
Me surprised me, with which FC Bayern tented that, said Verhoeven ( men s hearts , Nightlife ) on Tuesday about the series, which will be seen from 2 November. Private as never the club would be shown, the makers promise. Based on the Champions League victory 2020 you will accompany the team of Hansi Flick by the season 2020/21 – and also look into the holy, the cabin.
The season is from the drama, from the human from the most interesting one, Erfoeven said – because FC Bayern also loses. Or the conflict between coach Hansi Flick and sports boss Hasan Salihamidzic open. You can feel the tension between the two in several moments, said Verhoeven.
On the fast headline, however, the makers were not interested, it does not go to outhour the players. Fischer has also deliberately taken the camera , as he reported, We wanted to show: What drives them, why are they where they are – in their job the best.
Bayern want to increase their worldwide range, relevance and radiance with the documentary, as media director Stefan Mennerich said. The football has become so international, that we are fighting for fans in other countries . Amazon offers the chance on reach. To allow the proximity is a sign of time – and also a fan maintenance, Mennerich said.
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