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Maradona by Kusturica

90 minutes 2008 6.8

Maradona: Revolutionary, football player, human, god, family man, drug addict, legend.

Here he is portrayed in a documentary by the acclaimed director Emir Kusturica with music by Manu Chao and the Sex Pistols. Maradona is a man of the people who succeeds in moving from simple conditions to world domination. He has also faced adversity, to eventually become a folk hero and living legend. A close relationship grows between the director and his main character, and Maradona reveals hitherto unknown details from his adventurous life.

In the film, we meet Maradona as a God-fearing footballer with a strong political commitment that impresses Fidel Castro himself.

The film is not playable outside of Norway
Category: Documentary
Genre: Biography, documentary
Director: Emir Kusturica
Producer: José Ibáñez
Starring: Diego Maradona, Ernesto Cantu, Hugo Chavez, Fidel Castro
Country: France, Spain
Language: English, Italian, Spanish
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