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Borg Mcenroe
Swedish star Stellan Skarsgård returns to the big screen? You cannot be serious! Oh, but we are. This gripping drama dramatizes the titanic clash between two of tennis’s biggest stars of recent decades – over-excitable American John McEnroe (Shia LaBeouf) and brooding, taciturn Swede, Bjorn Borg (Sverrir Gudnason) With Skarsgård as Lennart Bergelin, Borg’s coach, director Janus Metz (True Detective, Armadillo) has created a nail-biting and not unemotional account of the deep rivalry between the two men grappling for their lives and sanity in the fast, frantic world of 1980s tennis.
2017 / English, Swedish, French, German and Spanish dialogue with English, Arabic and French subtitles / Colour / 107 mins
Genre: Biography, Drama and Sport
Programme: Cinema of the World
Premiere: MENA Premiere
Rating: 15+
Contains: Brief Nudity and Adult References
Director: Janus Metz
Producer: Jon Nohrstedt, Fredrik Wikström
Scriptwriter: Ronnie Sandahl
DOP: Niels Thastum
Editor: Per K. Kirkegaard, Per Sandholt
Composer: Jonas Struck, Vladislav Delay, Jon Ekstrand, Carl-Johan Seredag
Cast: Leo Borg, Björn Borg, Shia LaBeouf, Sverrir Gudnason, Stellan Skarsgård
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