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Pelé: Birth of a Legend

Pelé: Birth of a Legend

A boy with nothing who changed everything.
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A biopic about Brazilian soccer legend Pelé. He became name known around the world as a sports legend who changed soccer forever, and a national hero who carried the hopes and dreams of a country on his back. Before he was an icon, he was a kid from the slums of São Paulo, Brazil, so poor that he couldn’t afford a real soccer ball. Note: some facts have been altered for the film version.


107 minutes, Parental Guidance
Biographical, Drama, Sports, On the art circuit

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Credits
Cast
Keven de Paula, Leonardo Lima Carvalho, Seu Jorge, Mariana Nunes, Milton Gonçalves, Seth Michaels, Vincent D'Onofrio
Director
Jeff Zimbalist, Michael Zimbalist
ScreenplayJeff Zimbalist, Michael Zimbalist
MusicA.R. Rahman
CinematographyMatthew Libatique
EditingLuis Carballar, Naomi Geraghty, Glen Scantlebury
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2016
Produced byImagine Entertainment, Seine Pictures, Zohar International

IMDB page | FPB Report | CommonSenseMedia Report
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FPB Report (SA)
GenreSports biopic
LanguageNone
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)
Suggested age limitPositive messagesPositive role models
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ViolenceSexLanguage
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Ratings
Scale (Max)20
South African Media
Cape Argus/The StarAlan Zilberman quote icon 10
Die BurgerPaul Boekkooi quote icon 15
Cape TimesFrank Scheck quote icon 10
International Media
Metacritic.com11 critics8
Metacritic.com11 users15
RottenTomatoes.com21 critics10
RottenTomatoes.comTomatometer4
RottenTomatoes.com1027 users15
CommonSenseMedia (USA)Staff evaluation quote icon 5
IMDB3706 Netizens quote icon 15
Average .. 54%11


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