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Unclassified All Ages

21 Sep

It is rare indeed that a documentary becomes one of the biggest box-office hits of the year, yet such was the case in Slovakia in 2014 with the release of Daniel Dangl and Lukáš Zednikovič's film on the recently deceased sporting hero.

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  • Ice hockey superstar Demitra was on board a plane at the start of the 2011-12 season with his teammates from the Russian club Lokomotiv Yaroslavl when, soon after take-off, the plane crashed, killing all but one of the 45 passengers on board.

    This moving film, rich in archival footage, focuses on those closest to Demitra – family, friends and hockey luminaries alike – as it paints a portrait of an eminently decent, humble man whose sporting career attained many great highs and who remains an inspirational figure in Slovakia.