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Based on his autobiography, I am Zlatan is a coming of age drama about one of the world’s most famous football players; Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
The son of immigrants in the working class suburbs of Malmo in southern Sweden, I am Zlatan tells the story of a young boy struggling to find his way in life and sport, from his first games in the gravel pitches of his childhood home to his ultimate success in the highest echelons of football.
Directed by Jens Sjogren and portrayed by newcomers Dominic Bajraktari Andersson (younger Zlatan) and Granit Rushiti, I am Zlatan is as much a movie about football as it is a touching drama about overcoming your challenges.
I am Zlatan had it’s international theatrical release in Italy in the fall of 2021 to record box office numbers and opens in cinemas in Sweden during spring 2022.