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PEL BIRTH OF A LEGEND

Directed by Jeff Zimbalist and Michael Zimbalist
FEATURE NARRATIVE 107 Minutes World Premiere
FILM GUIDE PEL BIRTH OF A LEGEND
From the slums of Brazil to center stage at the world’s biggest sporting event, Pelé's rise to become the youngest-ever World Cup winner, at the age of 17, was nothing short of a miracle. Full of laughs, life lessons, and heart, this inspiring biopic is perfect for introducing a new generation to the greatest soccer player of all time.
Drama, Sports
About the Director(s)
Jeff and Michael are Emmy Award winning writers, directors, and editors whose films have been broadcast on HBO, MTV, PBS, ESPN, Channel4 UK, the BBC and BET, as well as theatrically distributed worldwide.
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Cast & Credits
  • Cast:
    Vincent D'Onofrio, Rodrigo Santoro, Diego Boneta, Seu Jorge, Colm Meaney
  • Executive Producer:
    Benjamin Mathes, Michael Rosenberg, Alexandre Dauman, Pelé, Paul Kemsley
  • Screenwriter:
    Jeff Zimbalist, Michael Zimbalist
  • Editor:
    Luis Carballar, Naomi Geraghty, Glen Scantlebury
  • Associate Producer:
    Caroline Bernhardt, Patrick Pfupajena, Rodrigo Santoro
  • Composer:
    A.R. Rahman
  • Producer:
    Brian Grazer, Ivan Orlic, Colin Wilson, Kim Roth
  • Director:
    Jeff Zimbalist, Michael Zimbalist
  • Cinematographer:
    Matthew Libatique

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