Unleashing the passions, exploits and disappointments of athletes lends itself ideally to the format of the documentary. As with Noah: the meaning of winning, available on Prime Video, let’s discover 5 documentaries that will delight amateurs and neophytes!
Noah: the meaning of winning
With a life as full as that of Yannick Noah, creating a documentary to narrate his journey was obvious. It’s done with Noah: the meaning of winninga plunge into the intimacy of a man and a family driven by sport, whose passion crosses generations.
From his childhood in Cameroon, to the decisive meeting that launched his career, from his victory at Roland-Garros to that of the Davis Cup as a coach, without forgetting his musical successes… The immense career of the athlete adored by the French is dissected in this film narrated by the champion himself, with archival footage and family memories in support.
Find Noah: The Meaning of Winning on Prime Video.
Back to Basketball
Darko Pericrevealed with the role of Helsinki in Money Heist, takes us on an adventure around his great passion: basketball. The starting point for Back to Basketball: the abrupt cancellation of the 2020 season due to the health crisis.
With never-before-seen images from the last two years of the thundering Final Four Euroleague, the adventure of teams and players becomes exciting. Too often in the shadow of its North American cousin, this competition remains absolutely captivating, with its share of drama and human adventures. All sublimated in a short but effective documentary in two parts.
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This is Football
Of course, this selection is also aimed at football fans! But rather than looking at the teams that make the news every day, This is Football asks a simple question: how can the world’s most popular sport transform millions of lives around the globe?
With a superb artistic direction, the series takes us to the lands of Rwanda, Iceland or even Japan. In 6 thematic episodes, we meet people whose destiny is intimately linked, in one way or another, to football. Their common point: the love of a game that transcends languages and cultures.
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No boxer has unleashed the crowds as he has: Mohamed Ali is a cultural icon and an absolute legend in the sport. The one who had self-haloed the nickname “The Greatest” (the best) has one of the most complex personalities to understand.
With the soberly titled series Mohamed Ali, totaling almost 7 hours of images and interviews, we finally manage to scratch the surface of the monster of boxing which totals 56 victories over more than 20 years of career. In 4 episodes, the acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns traces in depth the life and career of Cassius Clay, offering unpublished archives and anecdotes.
Find Muhammad Ali on Prime Video.
Make way for motorsports! The first season of Moto GP Unlimited returns in 8 episodes to the 18 races of the 2021 season, full of twists and turns. And there is plenty to do with this season which will remain in the memories of fans, between the retirement of legend Valentino Rossi or the historic coronation of Frenchman Quartararo.
Very educational, the series is suitable for all audiences, even the most neophyte in terms of motorcycles. Spectacular at very high speed!
Find Moto GP Unlimited on Prime Video.