HOW GREAT IT WAS

HOW GREAT IT WAS is a film about an aging men’s field hockey team from the south of the Netherlands that has been playing together for over 50 years. Since most of the guys are approaching the age of 70, they’ve decided to play their very last game together. It is a portrait of a team of friends with all their different personalities who are growing older together. The film evolves around the very last field hockey game of their lives….

Independent documentary (35min) – Screened at the World Cup Hockey 2014, won the Audience Choice Award at the Art of Brooklyn Filmfestival and was broadcasted by L1. Produced by Bureau NY, directed by Ilja willems, shot by Remco Bikkers