6.9/10
2,843
17 user 14 critic

Will (2011)

Not Rated | | Drama, Family, Sport | 4 November 2011 (UK)
An orphan journeys across Europe to the 2005 Champions League Final in Istanbul.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay),
Reviews

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
Kieran Wallbanks ...
Simon
...
...
Finch
...
...
Ritche
...
Karen Crean ...
Will's Mum
Kristian Kiehling ...
...
Himself
...
Lenny
Clive Tyldesley ...
Himself
...
Edit

Storyline

An orphan journeys across Europe to the 2005 Champions League Final in Istanbul.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Family | Sport

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

|

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

4 November 2011 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Will: En busca de un sueño  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The road to Istanbul
8 November 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Will is an odd film of a 11 year old boy called Will (Perry Eggleton), whose father has died and he attempts to make his way to Istanbul to watch Liverpool play AC Milan in the 2005 Champions League final.

Damien Lewis and Bob Hoskins make cameo appearances although the thought of a 11 year old boy setting out for a journey across Europe alone rather fills one with horror.

Of course before long he loses his tickets to crooks in Paris but meets an ex Yugoslavian footballer and together they set out to Istanbul.

Liverpool legends Kenny Dalglish, Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher also make cameo appearances.

Now the 2005 Champions League final will go down in history as one of the all time great finals, yet the film finishes before the match starts so we are deprived of the footage of Liverpool's comeback as they secured their fifth European Cup and getting to keep the actual trophy with their victory in penalties.

It is essentially a road movie, slightly sentimental, even a bit surreal, it leads to a feel good climax unless you are an AC Milan fan but it is still a slight film.


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?