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Pelé: Birth of a Legend

Special Screenings

World Premiere

USA | 107 MINUTES | English |

PELÉ: BIRTH OF A LEGEND

Drama, Sports
From the slums of Brazil to center stage at the world’s biggest sporting event, Pelé's rise to become the youngest-ever World Cup winner, at the age of 17, was nothing short of a miracle. Full of laughs, life lessons, and heart, this inspiring biopic is perfect for introducing a new generation to the greatest soccer player of all time.

CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Jeff Zimbalist and Michael Zimbalist

Jeff and Michael are Emmy Award winning writers, directors, and editors whose films have been broadcast on HBO, MTV, PBS, ESPN, Channel4 UK, the BBC and BET, as well as theatrically distributed worldwide.
Director
Jeff Zimbalist, Michael Zimbalist
Screenwriter
Jeff Zimbalist, Michael Zimbalist
Producer
Brian Grazer, Ivan Orlic, Colin Wilson, Kim Roth
Editor
Luis Carballar, Naomi Geraghty, Glen Scantlebury
Associate Producer
Caroline Bernhardt, Patrick Pfupajena, Rodrigo Santoro
Cinematographer
Matthew Libatique
Executive Producer
Benjamin Mathes, Michael Rosenberg, Alexandre Dauman, Pelé, Paul Kemsley
Composer
A.R. Rahman
Cast
Vincent D'Onofrio, Rodrigo Santoro, Diego Boneta, Seu Jorge, Colm Meaney

CONTACTS

Print Source
Kim Kalyka
IFC Films
New York City, NY 10001
kim.kalyka@ifcfilms.com
Press Contact
Lauren Schwartz
Full Picture
New York, 10010 NY
Phone: 646-384-4694
lschwartz@fullpic.com