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WATCH: Two footballers get hot and heavy in new film

In Marcel Gisler new film, Mario, prospective pro footballers Leon and Mario find love on and off the pitch. When their union is discovered by the rest of their team, things get complicated.

That’s the general breakdown of the film, but it’s packed with nuance and a real sense of chemistry between its two stars, Aaron Altaras and Max Hubacher.

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After premiering at the Cannes Film Festival in May, the Swiss drama has quietly been collecting accolades.

Mario is now available on DVD and digital platforms from Wolfe Releasing.

Check out the sometimes-steamy trailer below: