ROGER FEDERER – THE REUNIONSwitzerland, 2021
Documentary, Switzerland 2021
Runtime: 52 min.
Directors: Alun Meyerhans & Flavio Gerber
After years of professionally and successfully touring the ATP-world, Roger Federer realized his long aspired dream: to play in his mother’s home country, battling his biggest rival Rafael Nadal while raising funds for his foundation. Just a few weeks before the Covid-19 pandemic banned all social gatherings, this once-in-a-lifetime event led Bill Gates, Trevor Noah, the two tennis champions, and over 50’000 fans to the Cape Town stadium.
This documentary accompanies the tennis legend throughout these extraordinary days around this touching event. It reveals the various facets of the match relating to Roger’s professional as well as personal life. A film about family, philanthropy, rivalry, friendship, and a unique and spectacular breaking of a world record.1