IN THE HANDS OF THE GODS
FULWELL 73 | LIONSGATE FILMS
The true story of five young British freestyle footballers’ journey across the Americas to Argentina in the hope of meeting their hero, Diego Maradona.
Shot over the course of six weeks, a documentary crew of fifteen, followed five freestyle footballers, traveling and busking overland from New York, through Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas, to Mexico and Guatemala though Mayan villages to El Salvador and on to Brazil, the Iguacu Falls and Uruguay to Argentina, to try and meet their footballing hero and the man who inspired them, Diego Maradona.
The film premiered in Leicester Square and was released to a record number of screens for a feature documentary.