Take a look at the human being behind the legend. What separates the merely skilled from the true champion? And the true champion from the living legend? Find the answers in this intimate portrait of an athlete who fought his way from poverty to the top of the world.
From superstar to living legend
Peter Svatek is an international award-winning Canadian writer and director of both documentary and fictional film. Among his recent work, the emotionally charged film Christmas Choir won Los Angeles’ prestigious $100,000 Epiphany Prize in 2009 for the most inspiring film of the year. His feature film version of Call of the Wild starring Rutger Hauer has played theaters round the world.
Kris Manchester is Executive Creative Director and Partner of Sid Lee. He has won over thirty major international advertising awards. He is the lead creative force behind Adidas’ worldwide advertising campaigns, and has helped launch Red Bull in Canada. He is also the creative mind behind many of Cirque du Soleil’s award-winning campaigns.
As of March 1st in Canada, you can catch the movie in English on Viewer's Choice!
TAKEDOWN : THE DNA OF GSP movie album available in major Canadian bookstores as of February 12, 2014. For more details, see the micro-site dedicated to this unique album.
You want to re-listen to the music of the film? Go straight to iTunes Canada to purchase the soundtrack!
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