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Bernard Challandes : un portrait

tv documentary / 73’ / 2020

Graphic design : Kilian Amendola
Produced by Close Up Films, Radio Télévision Suisse, Visceral Films
Directed by Fisnik Maxville
Written by Benoît Goncerut
Cinematography Jules Guarneri
Edited by Kostas Makrinos
Music by Nicolas Rabaeus
Colorist Robin Erard (Rougegorge postproduction)
Sound recordist Frédéric Goncerut


After an international and successful career as a football manager, Bernard Challandes - from Neuchâtel, Switzerland - embarked at the age of 70 on a new perilous challenge : coach the Kosovo National Football Team, the youngest football national team in the world.
The film follows his new mission as well as his personal life: the portrait of a man who constantly delays the ineluctable final whistle on his life and his career.

Fin de Partie was broadcast on RTS 1 on June 10th 2020.