Pele Film Movie Poster. PC: Netflix

Pele

Pele (2021)

YouTube: Pele

Pelé, the new Netflix documentary, chronicles the life of the Brazilian football player, Edson Arantes do Nascimento – better known as Pelé. The documentary looks back at the extraordinary period when Pelé, the only player to win three World Cup titles, went from a young superstar in 1958 to a national hero, amidst a radical and turbulent era in Brazilian history“- Netflix

Pele Film Movie Poster. PC: Netflix
District Grade:C+
District Category:Niche
Sub-Genres:Sports, People
Run Time:108 Mins
The District Categories: Niche (worth the watch for those interested in the topic), Worth It (worth your time), Classic (one of the best examples of the documentary genre), Skip It (not worth your time)

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“The film charts Pelé’s remarkable journey to becoming the ‘King of Football’ and leading his nation’s team to their historic win at the 1970 World Cup. With rare and exclusive filmed access to Pelé himself, the film emotionally showcases the star reflecting upon his impressive career. The documentary also includes rare archive and interviews from former legendary team-mates at Santos Futebol Clube and the Brazilian national team, including Zagallo, Amarildo and Jairzinho, as well as extraordinary testimonials from family members, journalists, artists and other personalities who witnessed the golden age of Brazilian football” Netflix

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Awards:N/A
Where To Stream:Netflix ($)
Director:David Tryhorn, Ben Nicholas
Staring: N/A
Where To Stream sections are based on the films location at the time of the article’s published date. Some films may no longer be available on certain streaming services.

Pele

2021
108 Minutes
Niche
Final Grade: C+
Now Streaming On: Netflix ($)

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