In the 1920s, two German brothers Adi and Rudi Dassler, launch a sports shoe company but grow steadily farther apart. With the rise of the Nazi regime, the siblings become rivals,each founding his own, competing sneaker company - Adidas and Puma.
RIVALS FOREVER is inspired by true events and tells the exciting story behind the global brands Adidas and Puma,one of the greatest success stories of German industry, set against the backdrop of the rising Nazi regime. At the sametime, RIVALS FOREVER also is a gripping and dramatic family saga, full of love, friendship, mistrust and intrigue and who casts a light on the beginning women's movement. Realized in a contemporary and authentic cinematic language, this thrilling event mini-series is coming from the producers of Academy Award® winner "The Lives of Others".
Also available as 4 x 45 min Event Mini Series
Filmfest München 2016: Best Film (Bernd Burgemeister Fernsehpreis)
German Television Academy Awards 2017: Best Costume Design
|Original Title||Die Dasslers|
Wiedemann & Berg Television in co-production with ARD Degeto, Wilma Film
|Year Of Production||2016|
|Country Of Origin||Germany|
|Language Versions||German [OV],English [ST]|
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