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22 July 2011 (USA) See more »
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Feature documentary about the great West Indies cricket team of the 1970's/80's. | Add synopsis »
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These men wanted revenge and boy did they get it! Great stuff. See more (19 total) »

Cast

 
Richie Benaud ... Himself - Commentator (voice) (archive footage)
Ian Botham ... Himself (archive footage)
Geoffrey Boycott ... Himself - Commentator (voice) (archive footage)
Brian Close ... Himself (archive footage)
Colin Croft ... Himself
Jeffery Dujon ... Himself

David Frost ... Himself (archive footage)
Joel Garner ... Himself
Sunil Gavaskar ... Himself (archive footage)
Lance Gibbs ... Himself
David Gower ... Himself (archive footage)
Gordon Greenidge ... Himself
Tony Greig ... Himself
Desmond Haynes ... Himself
Michael Holding ... Himself
Alvin Kallicharran ... Himself (archive footage)
Allan Lamb ... Himself (archive footage)
Dennis Lillee ... Himself (archive footage)
Clive Lloyd ... Himself

Nelson Mandela ... Himself (archive footage)

Bob Marley ... Himself (archive footage)
Malcolm Marshall ... Himself (archive footage)
Deryck Murray ... Himself
Kerry Packer ... Himself (archive footage)

Viv Richards ... Himself
Andy Roberts ... Himself
Robin Smith ... Himself (archive footage)
Jeff Thomson ... Himself (archive footage)
Bunny Wailer ... Himself
Bob Willis ... Himself (archive footage)

Directed by
Stevan Riley 
 
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Stevan Riley 

Produced by
John Battsek .... producer
George Chignell .... co-producer
Ben Elliot .... executive producer
Balthazar Fabricius .... co-executive producer
Alasdair Flind .... co-executive producer
Ben Goldsmith .... executive producer
Peter Hargitay .... co-executive producer
Stevie Hargitay .... executive producer
Jessica Ludgrove .... co-producer
David Moore .... assistant producer
Andrew Ruhemann .... co-executive producer
Charles Steel .... producer
Nicole Stott .... production executive
 
Cinematography by
Stuart Bentley 
Balazs Bolygo 
 
Visual Effects by
Allison Brownmoore .... motion graphics designer (as Allison Moore)
 
Editorial Department
Ed Stevens .... assistant editor
Jamie Stones .... first assistant editor
 
Music Department
Bruno Hovart .... composer: additional music
 
Other crew
Greg Hemes .... production assistant
 
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Dickie Bird .... thanks
Gladstone Small .... thanks
Gary Welch .... thanks
 

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87 min
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13 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
These men wanted revenge and boy did they get it! Great stuff., 12 June 2011
Author: valleyjohn from United Kingdom

When i was growing up , the West Indies were the greatest cricket team in the world. I remember the great Viv Richards smacking the ball all over the place and the " Blackwash" tour of 1985 when The West Indies thrashed us 5-0 but i wasn't aware of the history of what happened years before then.

Fire in Babylon is a fantastic documentary film that charts the history of how and why these fantastic sportsman remain legends in West Indian sporting and cultural history.

This is the story told from the point of view of the players and some West Indian musicians and famous personalities. It's a mixture if interviews interspersed with some fantastic old footage.

These men had a grudge and not just a cricket grudge. They wanted revenge for history and i don't think the English realised it - in fact i know we didn't.

A group of people like these come along once in a lifetime and "Fire In Babylon" documents what they did perfectly.

Great Stuff.

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