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We join actor Joachim Król on a trail to discover the origin of the football anthem. Evonik, BVB’s main sponsor, is supporting the documentary film project.
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The documentary film "You'll never walk alone" will retell and bring alive the story of the football anthem. Joachim Król, an avid football fan as well as an actor, will narrate the film, which will be shot in various locations in Europe and the U.S. We’ll be reporting on the shooting in this blog between June and September.
At the National Dance Institute in Harlem Joachim Król meets ballet star Jacques d’Amboise, who appeared in the film version of “Carousel.” more
Far removed from the hustle and bustle of Manhattan, our next stop is a place of silence: Ferenc Molnár is buried in Linden Hill Cemetery in the hills of Queens. more
At the Majestic Theater in New York, we have finally reached the spot where “You’ll never walk alone” was first unleashed on the world. more
Our first stop in the City That Never Sleeps takes us to the Central Park apartment of a man who knew Molnár. more
In Westfalia Stadion in Herne, the home club of Joachim Król, we get to the bottom of his passion for soccer – and also come across Borussia Dortmund, BVB. more
Our journey into the past continues. We’re exploring music, as the film team shoots in the record store "Nunk Music" in Cologne's Belgian Quarter. more
Our next stop is the Viennese Prater. The Austrian writer and theater critic Alfred Polgar translated the play "Liliom" into German and transferred the scene of the play there. more
Vienna, the metropolis on the Danube, is our next stop in exploring the cultural history of the song "You'll never walk alone.” more
The first venue for today is the well-known New York Café, where Joachim Król meets Mátyás Sárközy, grandson of the playwright Molnár. more
We leave Dortmund Stadium, where 80,000 fans have just belted out “You’ll never walk alone”, and start our journey where it all actually began more than 100 years ago. more
During the last Bundesliga match of the season the team, headed by director André Schäfer and actor Joachim Król, prepares for the shoot. more
What’s the story behind the song "You'll never walk alone", sung vociferously week after week by tens of thousands of football fans at Liverpool, Celtic, and BVB? more
Latest news on the film are available on our Twitter channel under #EvonikYNWA.
We’ll also be reporting on the shooting on our Facebook page in the summer.more
All videos relating to the film are stored in the "You'll never walk alone” playlist on YouTube.more
Further information under the Hashtag #EvonikYNWA.
„You’ll Never Walk Alone“ is a Florianfilm production, supported by Film- und Medienstiftung NRW with additional support coming from BVB’s main sponsor, Evonik.