It’s 1980 and the tennis game of the year is in sight. The Swede Björn Borg, number one in the world rankings of the men's tennis, plays against the new American talent John McEnroe. The introverted and friendly Borg is the public’s favourite. The eccentric McEnroe on the other hand is known for his temperament on the tennis court. Both men train diligently to prepare for the final, seeing as losing is not an option. Although they have more in common than one might expect, the rivalry continues and tensions rise high. While the whole world is watching the legendary finals between Borg and McEnroe, a competition that will change the tennis world for good.
Flagey, Cinematek, Film Fest Gent