For 13 years Dirk Nowitzki fights for the trophies of all trophies. Until he finally succeeds in 2011: He wins the long-awaited NBA championship with the Dallas Mavericks. And is also voted the most valuable player in the final series.
NOWITZKI. DER PERFEKTE Wurf. tells the story of its amazing rise from a school hall in the southern German province to the world's top of basketball. A fascinating path, which the 2.13m tall popular figure has taken in a very unusual way and which is closely connected with his unique relationship to his discoverer, trainer and mentor Holger Geschwindner. The former national basketball player - Olympic participant in 1972 - and physicist met the young Nowitzki by chance in 1994. He immediately recognized his talent and made him fit with his very special mixture of ambitious daring, scientific precision and extravagant training methods to play at the top.
NOWITZKI. DER PERFEKTE Wurf. does not only take the spectator on a journey to the stations of an athlete's life, from the mentioned gym to the final matches of the play-offs in the sports temples of the US American Professional League NBA. The film not only shows Nowitzki's everyday fight in training, the ups and downs of his sporting life, but also the gigantomania of American professional sport and the private person Dirk Nowitzki. That's NOWITZKI. DER PERFEKTE Wurf. is a film about the extraordinary friendship and unique relationship of the unequal personalities Dirk Nowitzki and Holger Geschwindner and their unconditional will to realize seemingly unreachable dreams. A journey through the world of American basketball that lets you feel the magic of the game - and not least answers the question of what basketball has in common with jazz.…more