Diego Maradona

by Asif Kapadia

International Competition

(UK / 2019 / 130’)

The crowd is going wild, as Diego Armando Maradona climbs the steps leading to the football field. But fame has a price. After the success of Amy (Oscar® for Best Documentary in 2016, premiered at Biografilm in 2015), Asif Kapadia focuses on the reputation of "el Diez", a prodigious talent and one of the most controversial and discussed characters of our time. Straight from the Cannes Film Festival, the reconstruction of the story of a champion like no other. The image of a man, Diego, slowly vanished into the shadow of his character. Simply: Maradona. The film will be distributed in Italian cinemas by Nexo Digital and Leone Film Group only on September 23, 24, 25, 2019.

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