Altitude has released the first footage of Cannes Film Festival-bound documentary “Diego Maradona” from “Amy” and “Senna” director Asif Kapadia.
Constructed from more than 500 hours of rare footage, the film centers on the career of celebrated Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona during his time at Italian club Napoli in the 1980s.
The film charts the story of how the genius soccer star arrived at ailing Italian soccer club Napoli and turned them into a force, winning their first-ever national championship.
The glory came with a price, however, as Maradona became a prisoner in the city.
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