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Mockumentary Madness – After The Lost World Cup

The Lost World Cup presents the details of the thrilling 1942 South American World Cup match that most of the world thought had been canceled by World War II. Sponsored by a the football obsessed Count Von Otz, the international sport plays as scheduled. The semi final matches are influenced and obscured by world events.

Due to a violent storm, that delays play and destroys the arena on the same day, no footage of the final bout between Nazi Germany and the talented team of Mapuche Indians survived. That is until a few years ago, when a camera is recovered at a building site in Argentina. Researchers are hopeful that the film inside contains the match footage. Perhaps, the world can finally know the Lost World Cup Champion. 

Stay for the credits! They reveal that this movie is freely adapted from a short story, The Son of Butch Cassidy.  It’s actually a clever mockumentary presenting author Osvaldo Soriano’s fiction as fact. With interviews of experts in on ‘the joke’ , some faded footage, and actors pretending to remember their participation in the games. 

Once you enjoy the ‘true story’ of the Lost World Cup on Vibrant TV Network, check out these other popular mockumentaries. Don’t let the famous faces and evidence presentation fool you, the following movies are heavy fiction with a few tasty facts woven in. 

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