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When We Were Kings

Regisserad av Leon Gast
USA, 1996
Sport, Dokumentär


A documentary covering the 1974 heavyweight championship bout in Zaire between champion George Foreman and Muhammad Ali.

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When We Were Kings Regisserad av Leon Gast

Utmärkelser & festivaler

Academy Awards

1997 | Vinnare: Best Documentary, Features

Sundance Film Festival

1996 | Vinnare: Special Jury Recognition

Independent Spirit Awards

1997 | Vinnare: Truer Than Fiction Award

Directors Guild of America

1997 | Nominerad: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary


One of the best moments shows the joy that spreads across Ali’s face as he, thrilled by his own verbal pyrotechnics, recites a signature impromptu rhyme after a press conference at the Waldorf Astoria announcing the Kinshasa brawl: “Last night I murdered a rock, injured a stone, hospitalized a brick.” He pauses before concluding the killer couplet: “I’m so mean, I make medicine sick.” Ali’s lingual dexterity shows up the inanities of [some] of the reputedly silver-tongued pundits in the film.
June 14, 2016
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