In one of the most popular sport in this world;
He stood tall above the rest and almost mystical legendary figure. As we saw in the miniseries Maradona: Beato Dream, Diego Maradona is a complex character. A prodigious talent on the pitch. But a man with a disability who battles drugs and evil outside the stadium. This biopic traces the star from his difficult upbringing to international stardom and his subsequent downfall in ten-hour episodes.
A swollen and sweaty Maradona appears to stumble. While under the influence of drugs or alcohol on a deserted beach in Punta del Este, Uruguay. He envisions rabid fan songs and returns to critical moments in his legendary life and career.
In the 1980s, Diego Maradona was a superstar on the pitch. Playing for top clubs such as Boca Juniors, FC Barcelona and Napoli. And leading the Argentine national team to victory at the 1986 World Cup. His name may be a bell for American sports fans. But Maradona’s name is more significant than Jordan, LeBron, Brady, or Bonds for football fans worldwide. This 10-episode biopic follows the entire arc of the sports idol’s life. From humble beginnings in the small town of Villa Fiorito to international stardom. Including his battle with the addiction right before his death in the last year at the age of 60.
In the 1986 World Cup quarter-final against England:
Diego Maradona – widely recognized as one of the greatest footballers in the world. It rose to the level of mythical legend with two goals. The first, assisted in the goal by Maradona’s hand in an exact foul unknown to the referee. It is known as the “Hand of God” due to Maradona’s impudent refusal after the match. The second, just four minutes later, required no maid’s help or divine intervention. Maradona ran 60 yards in ten seconds, dodging five England defenders to mark what many call the “Goal of the Century”. With harsher emotions after the recent Falklands War. He would lead Argentina to a world title. That same year and seal his legend as one of the greatest, if not the greatest, players in the sport’s long history.
From humble beginnings, however, it has been a long climb to this stage. Maradona grew up poor at tiny Villa Fiorito in Argentina. He had to get a bus ticket to try it out for his first organized team. After his childhood friend Goyo Cariso showed his coach his incredible raw talent skills. It is the main focus of the first episode of a captivating 10-episode miniseries. That is produced by the BTF Media in Spanish (with English subtitles) and filmed in Argentina, Spain, Italy, Uruguay and Mexico.
Like many biopics, Maradona: Blessed Dream jumps around the timeline:
The international superstar drug addict suffers an overdose at home. In contrast to the severe and fresh faces kicking the makeshift ball down the dirt road. This is a well-done film with a big cast and strong production values; This is not a reconstruction of the hacker documentary for television, but the equivalent of many of Amazon’s fictional miniseries.
A ten-episode biographical film about a celebrity athlete. Who may not be well known to American audiences may sound like a tough sell. Still, it’s a compelling and compelling film that highlights even if you’re not in the #10 adult set.