The Armstrong Lie

The Armstrong Lie

Armstrongova lež

Script: Alex Gibney
Photography: Maryse Alberti
Editing: Andy Grieve, Tim Squyres, A. C. E.
Sound: David Hocs
Music: David Kahne
Actors, social actors: Lance Armstrong, Betsy Andreu
Color: Colour
Language: English
What begun as a straightforward portrait of an American sports hero after his comeback in 2009 ended up a documentary unravelling a very elaborate web of lies after his confession to doping throughout almost all of his career.

Two different documentary styles unfold a story about the cyclist and the man – while "talking heads" follow his career, archival footage paints a picture of his character. "I like to win. But more than anything I can't stand the idea of losing – to me that equals death."

Sal Ladestro (Attin Maria Clark)
10202 West Washington Blvd. - JS 2272
Culver City, CA 90232
+1 310-244-2745

Festival edition: 2013
Sections: USA Today
Exhibition format: DCP
Subtitle languages: No Subtitles


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