Liverpool Goalie Movie Analysis

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Cine Europa on its 19th year holds its annual film festival across 11 cities in the Philippines. The European Union Delegation to the Philippines offers sponsored screenings and films of distinguished Filipino films that left a spot in the European field.
The Liverpool Goalie is a Norwegian film which is a genre of warm comedy, drama, and sport. It was written by Lars Gudmestad, directed by Arild Andresen and produced by Hakon Overas and Karin Julsrud in 2010. The film touches on both girls and boys who play football, worship their idols, and are frustrated by complicated friendships, young love, anxious mothers and overambitious football coaches. The main character, a 12-year-old Jo Idstad, aspires to get around both potential girlfriends,
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It is a purpose, a goal, as well as an accomplishment. The film serves as an inspiration especially to people who want to prove something, not only for themselves but for other people. Applying it in myself, it is not until after finishing the film that I realized how cost-benefit works. I see myself as Jo, determined to reach a goal, to prove something to the significant people of my life and to make a difference as to how people see me. When you have a goal, you go for it! This is what I just realized now. In spite of the dictates of the society which can be linked to the bully co-students of Jo, go straight up to your goal and always stay focused. Success is not just about labels, awards, and appreciations, but rather about the change that has happened to you not just upon reaching your goal but along the way of achieving it. Jo has been labeled as the Liverpool goalie, but what made him a goalie is his passion and determination in fulfilling what he has thought out.
In a bird’s-eye view, the Liverpool goalie is about success- derived from the environment that produces the by-product personality, combined with the society that tests your abilities and dictates your actions, strengthened by your passion, and won by summing it all up! Leaving with what T.S. Eliot quoted, “Success is relative. It is what we can make of the mess we have made of

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