Diego Maradona Documentary (film)

Diego Maradona  

Diego Maradona is a 2019 British narrative movie coordinated by Asif Kapadia[4] about the Argentine footballer Diego Maradona with at no other time seen documented footage.[5] It was screened out of rivalry at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.[6][7]

A British endeavor, the film was created by On The Corner Film, in relationship with Film 4 with Altitude Film filling in as distributor.[1] The film was dramatically delivered in the United Kingdom on 14 June 2019.


This Film Tells All About Diego Maradona's Wild Career And Personal Life

1 Synopsis

2 Production

3 Release

4 Reception

4.1 Box office

4.2 Critical reaction

5 Soundtrack

6 References

7 External connections


Diego Maradona reports and revolves around the time Maradona moved from FC Barcelona to S.S.C. Napoli in 1984, ultimately winning Serie An and the 1988–89 UEFA Cup with the Italian group.


Maradona at the San Paolo Stadium introduction in Naples, 5 July 1984.

The idea of delivering a narrative movie about Maradona came after the chief delivered the film Amy in 2015. Because of trouble on finding a story with a start and an end, the chief selected on Naples similar to the focal point for the film.[8] During the London Olympics in 2012, maker Paul Martin reached the chief subsequent to finding documented film however after the arrival of Senna the thought was pushed back. Martin and Gay-Rees met with somebody outside of Naples who possessed private material. The plan to record Maradona’s life started in 1981 by his first specialist Jorge Cyterszpiler. This prompted two Argentine cameramen recording several hours of film. Be that as it may, the film never got produced.[8] In Buenos Aires more chronicled film was found in the home of Maradona’s ex Claudia in a trunk immaculate for 30 years.[8]


The world debut of Diego Maradona was screened out of rivalry at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival on 19 May 2019.[9][7] The UK debut was screened as the premiere night film at the 26th Sheffield Doc/Fest on 6 June 2019.[10] It was delivered in the United Kingdom on 14 June 2019 by Altitude Film Distribution.[2] It had a dramatic restricted delivery in the United States on 20 September[11][12][3] and has been accessible on HBO on interest and HBO accomplices streaming stages since 1 October 2019.[13][14][15]

Soul Entertainment is set to deliver Diego Maradona on advanced, DVD and Blu-beam in the United Kingdom on 11 November 2019.[16] The film appeared at No. 29 on the UK Official Film Chart on 20 November 2019.[17]


Film industryDiego Maradona Reviews - Metacritic

Diego Maradona earned £966,936 ($1,174,464) in the United Kingdom and over $1,443,342 in different domains, for a complete overall gross of $2,617,806.[18][3] It made the biggest portion of its film industry income in the United Kingdom as well.[3] However, it neglected to bring in any cash at the homegrown film industry during its delivery in North America.[3][11][19]

In the United Kingdom it netted £284,949 ($358,787) from 139 films in its initial end of the week, completing ninth at the container office.[20] It earned another £130,406 ($166,186) adding 53 screens for a sum of 195 in its subsequent end of the week and netting £609,735 ($777,029) through 10 days.[21] Over about a month it earned a sum of £850,268.[18] It earned £13,367 on 37 screens in its fifth end of the week, earning an aggregate of £884,651 on the week finishing 14 July.[22] In its 6th end of the week it made £10,410 ($13,016) across 19 cinemas[23][3] and £1,872 on five screens in its 10th end of the week for an absolute gross of £966,936.[18]

Basic reaction

On survey aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an endorsement rating of 89% dependent on 75 audits, with a normal rating of 7.67/10. The site’s basic agreement peruses, “Diego Maradona follows the circular segment of a standard games narrative, yet enlightens its subject with remarkable lucidity and depth.”[24] On Metacritic, the film holds a rating of 78 out of 100, in light of 14 pundits, designating “for the most part great reviews”.[25]


An official soundtrack collection Diego Maradona: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack was delivered worldwide on computerized download just on 2 August 2019 by Lakeshore Records and highlights a 28 track melodic score all made by Antonio Pinto.[26]


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“Diego Maradona (2019) International Box Office Results”. Film industry Mojo. IMDb. Recovered 24 October 2019.

“Diego Maradona – official trailer”. Irish Times. Recovered 5 July 2019.

“Diego Maradona narrative: a first look”. The Guardian. Recovered 30 April 2019.

“Cannes celebration 2019: full rundown of movies”. The Guardian. Recovered 18 April 2019.

“Cannes Film Festival 2019: Nine movies to pay special mind to”. BBC News. Recovered 14 May 2019.

“Diego Maradona movie chief Asif Kapadia: ‘We discovered a large portion of the recording in a trunk in Buenos Aires'”. The Independent. 14 June 2019.

Diego Maradona' Review: A Soccer Player Who Got His Kicks - The New York Times

“First Clip Released From ‘Diego Maradona’ Following Cannes World Premiere Announcement”. Filmoria.co.uk. 23 April 2019. Recovered 23 April 2019.

“Sheffield Doc/Fest: Sheffield International Documentary Festival”. sheffdocfest.com.

“Diego Maradona (2019) Domestic Box Office Results”. Film industry Mojo. IMDb. Recovered 23 October 2019.

“Commencement Diego Maradona delivery date in United States – Cinema Friday, September 20 2019 at 00:00”. www.watchisup.com.

Staff, Channel Guide (1 October 2019). “Tuesday, Oct. 1: HBO’s ‘Diego Maradona’ Charts the Life and Career of the Soccer Icon”. Channel Guide Magazine.

Clarke, Stewart (1 May 2019). “HBO Scores ‘Diego Maradona’ Documentary About Argentinian Soccer Superstar”. Assortment.

Lattanzio, Ryan (26 August 2019). “‘Diego Maradona’ Trailer: ‘Amy’ Director Asif Kapadia Examines Another Star’s Rise and Fall”. IndieWire.

“Diego Maradona Blu-beam”. Recovered 12 September 2019.

“Official Film Chart”. Official Charts Company. Recovered 10 December 2019.

“BFI Weekend Box Office 16/08/2019 – 18/08/2019”. English Film Institute. Recovered 28 August 2019.

“Diego Maradona (2019)”. The Numbers, Nash Information Services, LLC. Recovered 7 December 2019.

BFI: Weekend 14-16 June 2019 UK film industry report

“BFI: Weekend 21st-23rd June 2019 UK film industry report”. BFI. Recovered 6 August 2019.

Diego Maradona | BFI Weekend Box Office 12 July 2019 – 14 July 2019

Diego Maradona | BFI Weekend Box Office 19 July 2019 – 21 July 2019

“Diego Maradona (2019)”. Spoiled Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Recovered 15 May 2020.

“Diego Maradona Reviews”. Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Recovered 15 May 2020.

Diego Maradona (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 2 August 2019

Outer connections

Official site Edit this at Wikidata

Diego Maradona on IMDb Edit this at Wikidata

Diego Maradona at AllMovie Edit this at Wikidata


Movies coordinated by Asif Kapadia

The Sheep Thief (1997)The Warrior (2001)The Return (2006)Far North (2007)Senna (2010)Amy (2015)Ali and Nino (2016)Diego Maradona (2019)

Classes: 2019 films2019 narrative filmsBritish narrative filmsEnglish-language filmsFilms coordinated by Asif KapadiaCultural portrayals of Diego MaradonaCollage filmDocumentary films about affiliation footballBritish affiliation football filmsFilms scored by Antônio Pinto

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