Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist DVD - AV Item

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One man had no limits. This is the epic story of the rise and fall of Marco Pantani, sporting hero. Less than five years after winning the Tour De France "clean," he was found dead in mysterious circumstances. This is the tragic tale of how a young cyclist became trapped in the organized crime of professional sport gone bad.

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Features:

  • Length: 96 minutes on 1 Disc
  • Stereo: Yes
  • Color: Yes
  • Number of Programs: 1
  • Subtitles: Yes
  • Production Year: 2015
  • Country of Origin: United States

AV Benefits:

Why the AV version? Because it provides additional usage options for PBS videos. AV versions come with limited performance rights so they can be shown in classrooms, at PTA meetings, during after school programs, and transmitted on a closed-circuit system within a building or on a single campus. They also can be enjoyed in admission-free public screenings, which also makes them ideal for use by library patrons and businesses involved in community clubs and organizations.
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Product Description

Features:

  • Length: 96 minutes on 1 Disc
  • Stereo: Yes
  • Color: Yes
  • Number of Programs: 1
  • Subtitles: Yes
  • Production Year: 2015
  • Country of Origin: United States

Description

  • Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist

    The unique and compelling story of one man taking on the mountains, an athlete's battle against addiction, set against the dramatic background of the Alps during the Tour de France, Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist is the tragic tale of Marco Pantani versus himself. In 1998, Marco Pantani, the most flamboyant and popular cyclist of his era, won both the Tour de France and Giro d'Italia. This titanic feat of physical and mental endurance has never since been matched. Pantani was a hero to millions and was seen as the savior of cycling during a time when doping scandals threatened to destroy the sport. But six years after this extraordinary feat and only 34 years old, tragically, Pantani was dead. Discovered in a cheap Italian hotel, he died alone from acute cocaine poisoning. Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist explores the true story behind this remarkable man's achievements and his tragic fall.

    This DVD features subtitles in English

    Due to limited US rights, this product is not available for shipping to Canada .