Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist
- 96 min
- Directed by: James Erskine
- Written by: James Erskine
- UK release: 16 May 2014
Documentary following the rise and fall of Marco Pantani, a Tour de France winner who died alone in a hotel room from cocaine poisoning.
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Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist13 May 2014
An artfully-constructed sport doc that fails to find its focus
The death of Italian road race champion Marco Pantani in 2004 was a key moment in the history of cycling; a folk hero to millions, Pantani was a troubled individual who styled himself as ‘the pirate’ but ended up being hounded from the sport he loved by…
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