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Diego Maradona (2019)

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Constructed from over 500 hours of never-before-seen footage, this documentary centers on the career of celebrated football player Diego Armando Maradona, who played for S.S.C. Napoli in the 1980s.

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Asif Kapadia
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Credited cast:
Diego Armando Maradona ... Himself (as Diego Maradona)
Diego Maradona Jr. Diego Maradona Jr. ... Himself
Claudia Villafañe Claudia Villafañe ... Herself
Corrado Ferlaino Corrado Ferlaino ... Himself
Cristiana Sinagra Cristiana Sinagra ... Herself
Maria Rosa Maradona Maria Rosa Maradona ... Herself
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Constructed from over 500 hours of never-before-seen footage, this documentary centers on the career of celebrated football player Diego Armando Maradona, who played for S.S.C. Napoli in the 1980s.

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UK

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English | Spanish

Release Date:

20 September 2019 (USA) See more »

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Diego Maradona See more »

Filming Locations:

Naples, Italy

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$2,343,800
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Former England goalkeeper Peter Shilton said that he, along with several other former England players, declined an invitation to attend the movie's UK premiere because they were playing darts. See more »

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A brilliant film but a sad watch at times
18 June 2019 | by coombsstephenSee all my reviews

This is a great film, very much in the vein of Senna but with a very different story to tell.

The film focuses on Maradona's time at Napoli and the highs and lows of that part of his career and life.

It really gives great context to the man, what he achieved on the pitch and what he went through off it.

Every football fan should watch this, to remind older ones of his genius and show younger fans what it was like to be a creative player when pitches were poor and tackling was X rated!


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