DIEGO MARADONA

The third film from the Academy Award director Asif Kapadia  is constructed from over 500 hours of never-before-seen footage from Maradona’s personal archive with the full support of the man himself.

On 5th July 1984, Diego Maradona arrived in Naples for a world-record fee. For seven years all hell broke loose. The world’s most celebrated football icon and the most passionate but dangerous city in Europe were a perfect match for each other.

On the pitch, Diego Maradona was a genius. Off the pitch, he was treated like a God. The charismatic Argentine loved a fight against the odds and led Napoli to their first-ever title. It was the stuff of dreams.

But there was a price… Diego could do as he pleased while performing miracles on the pitch but, as time passed, darker days closed in.

Screening Times

Sat 22 Jun 201920:45Pjazza Teatru RjalADD BOOK NOW
Sun 23 Jun 201917:00Valletta Campus TheatreADD BOOK NOW
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