“Diego Maradona” by Asif Kapadia

Documentary, released July 31, 2019. On July 5, 1984, Diego Maradona arrived in Naples for a sum that set a new world record. For seven years, he set the stadiums on fire. The most mythical footballer on the planet has found his perfect home in the most exciting – but also the most dangerous – city in Europe. In the field, Diego Maradona was a genius. Off the field, he was considered a god. This charismatic Argentine loved to fight adversity and led SCC Napoli to the top of the table for the first time in its history. It was a waking dream! But the price to pay was high. Diego could do anything he wanted as long as he worked miracles on the field. However, darker hours finally followed these prosperous years…. Diego Maradona was made from more than 500 hours of unpublished images from the footballer’s personal archive.

Dominique Vautrin

Dominique Vautrin is a French photographer. Influenced by American street photography, he develops during his various projects, a dark work that depicts a society in a phase of anonymization. The c...

View Profile and Articles

More Cinema articles

MORE ARTICLES FOR YOU

Documentary by Amélie Ravalec. Released in France on October 16, 2019. A journey into art, madness and the unconscious. An exploration of visionary artists and creative impulse, from Flemish masters to Romantics to…
Documentary by Waad Al-Kateab and Edward Watts. Released on October 9, 2019. Waad al-Kateab is a young Syrian woman who lives in Aleppo when war breaks out in 2011. Under the bombardments, life…
Documentary by Jérôme Cassou. Released on September 11, 2019. Since 2015, choreographer Nadia Vadori-Gauthier has been dancing every day with the city, the people, the materials and the environments. His dances, sometimes crossed…