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The Marathon is a Dutch film full of humor combined with impressive drama. The garage of four poker playing, smoking and beer beer drinking car mechanics gets threatened with bankruptcy. The ‘brilliant’ idea to run the Rotterdam Marathon with sponsorship in return, turns out to be the only solution. Condition of the sponsorship: reaching the finish line. But training for it hedonisticly.
heavy and changes their relationships, lives and even their future. There seems to be more at stake than just reaching the finish line.
The Marathon is a beautiful portrait of friendship and determination, where important choices and
decisions are simply necessary in order to move on. Our lives are full of surprises and keeping the spirit alive through thick and thin is not for the faint-hearted. We laugh and we cry, we fight to win and sometimes we lose.
The road may be long and believing in who you are and what you can do if your strongest ally. But victory is very relative and if your efforts can somehow be used as a form of inspiration, than you have already succeeded.