Maradona '86

Special Screenings

World Premiere

U.K. | 30 MINUTES | English, Spanish | English subtitles

MARADONA '86

Sports
Maradona '86
In the 1986 World Cup, Diego Armando Maradona redefined what is possible for one man to accomplish on the soccer field. Already a figure of notoriety, but with one failed World Cup behind him, Argentinian Maradona took possession of the international stage in Mexico, the spotlight rarely drifting from him as he wrote an indelible history with his feet and, of course, with a “hand from God.” Maradona ’86 is a fascinating, evocative, and operatic portrait, revealing Maradona’s inner complexity and contradictions while basking in the joy and passion of his performance on the pitch, as he wrote his name into soccer history forever.

Screening with:
The Opposition
in 30 for 30: Soccer Stories

CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Sam Blair

Sam Blair is a documentary filmmaker and graduate of the UK's National Film and Television School. His debut feature, Personal Best, a portrayal of young British sprinters, was backed by the BFI, received a nationwide cinema release and was longlisted for the British Film Awards.
Director
Sam Blair
Screenwriter
Sam Blair
Producer
John Battsek
Editor
Sam Blair
Executive Producer
John Battsek

CONTACTS

Press Contact
Clare Anne Darragh
Frank PR
New York, NY 10038
Phone: 646 861 0843
clareanne@frankpublicity.com
Print Source
Chris Lemole
Armory Films
Los Angeles, 90028
Phone: 323 461 1613
chris@armoryfilms.com
International Sales Contact
Andy Pandy
Poopies
Hollywood, 9008
Phone: 323 207 4170
patrick@epic-pictures.com
International Sales Contact
Patrick Ewald
Epic Pictures Group
Hollywood, 90028
Phone: 323 207 4170
patrick@epic-pictures.com
US Sales Contact
Bec Smith
UTA
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Phone: 310 776 8143
SmithB@unitedtalent.com