Kijkhuis Leiden; Vrouwenkerksteeg 10, 2312 WS Leiden
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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. A hero to many, a hustler to others, and so to even: a God. Maradona defined football in the 1980s. This stunning documentary vivldly captures his rise to fame, his charisma, the chaos that erupted around him in Naples and the disastrous effects of his choices.
Director Asif Kapadia turned heads with Senna, won an Oscar for Amy and now turns his gaze to Diego Maradona, one of the greatest and most troubled footballers of all time.