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Ever since Venus and Serena Williams started playing in tennis tournaments, they've provoked strong reactions - from awe and admiration to suspicion and resentment.

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28 June 2013 (UK) See more »
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Discover the truth behind the legends. See more »
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Ever since Venus and Serena Williams started playing in tennis tournaments, they've provoked strong reactions... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Great Documentary 6/10 See more (4 total) »

Cast

 

Billie Jean King ... Herself

John McEnroe ... Himself
Richard Williams ... Himself

Serena Williams ... Herself

Venus Williams ... Herself

Anna Wintour ... Herself

Directed by
Maiken Baird 
Michelle Major 
 
Produced by
Maiken Baird .... producer
Aimée DeSimone .... associate producer
Alex Gibney .... executive producer
Michelle Major .... producer
 
Original Music by
Wyclef Jean 
 
Cinematography by
Cliff Charles 
Rashidi Harper 
Stephanie Johnes 
 
Film Editing by
Samuel D. Pollard (edited by)
 
Sound Department
Chris Fielder .... assistant sound editor
John Hatcher .... sound recordist
Bret Johnson .... sound re-recordist
Eric M. Moorman .... sound mixer
Caleb Mose .... sound mixer
Branka Mrkic .... dialogue editor
Juan Nunez .... sound recordist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Henry Adebonojo .... additional photography
Mark Carey .... director of photography: second unit
Chris Dodds .... first assistant camera: UK
Jeffrey Ryan .... director of photography: "b" camera (as Jeff Burson)
Timothy Trotman .... assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Alex Keipper .... associate editor
 
Music Department
Dan Evans Farkas .... music editor (temp score)
Sally Swisher .... music editor
 
Other crew
Nick Donnoli .... office production assistant
Roberta Helling .... rights and clearances
 
Thanks
Alan D Miller .... special thanks
 

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Rated PG-13 for some strong language
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USA:99 min | UK:60 min (TV version)
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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Great Documentary 6/10, 6 July 2013
Author: leonblackwood from United Kingdom

Review: This is a great documentary about the Williams sisters who have taken the tennis world by storm. The director done a good job, giving you an insight into the past and present life of the sisters and there family. You get to see many different aspects of there life's which has been an up and downhill struggle. You don't have to be into tennis to enjoy the movie because there is something for everyone and you can't help feeling emotional about there journey. Enjoyable!

Round-Up: I don't know why this movie wasn't released early last year because the people who made the film, had followed the Williams from 2011 to early 2012. Anyway, as a black man, I can't help thinking how much the sisters must have inspired other black athletes around the world. It's a true rags to riches story which will definitely make you look at the Williams sisters in a different way.

I recommend this movie to people who have followed the Williams terrific career and domination of the tennis world. 6/10

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