Diego Maradona (12A)Cast: Diego Armando Maradona
Author(s): Asif Kapadia
Director: Asif Kapadia
Release Date: 14/06/2019 (selected cinemas)
Running Time: 127mins
A revealing documentary about a deeply divisive figure, who emerged from the rubble of his spectacular self-destruction and has continued to make headlines off the football pitch. Diego Maradona begins on July 5 1984 with grainy footage of cars slaloming at speed through the winding streets of Naples bound for the Stadio San Paolo. Twenty-three year-old Diego Armando Maradona is about to be unveiled to more than 75,000 frenzied fans of ailing Serie A side SSC Napoli.