Borg vs. McEnroe
Sweden/Denmark/Finland, Feature Film, 2017, 100 min
Opening Night Film at the Toronto Film Festival and People’s Choice Award Winner at the Rome Film FestivalBORG VS. MCENROE tells the true story of the epic rivalry between Swedish tennis legend Björn Borg and his greatest adversary, the brash American John McEnroe. At the 1980 Wimbledon Championships, both men bring their immense talents — and inner demons — to the court as they finally face off in one of the most suspenseful events in tennis history. As the fierce match up between these legends in tennis is finally settled on the court, BORG VS. MCENROE recounts the thrilling game that had the world at the edge of its seat. Director: Janus Metz; Executive Producer: Tim King; Producers: Jon Nohrstedt and Fredrik Wikström Nicastro Cast: Shia LaBeouf, Sverrir Gudnason, Stellan Skarsgård US Distributor: Neon Production Company: SF Studios Subtitled.
Directed by Janus MetzColorado Premiere