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Borg vs. McEnroe

Janus Metz

Borg vs. McEnroe

by Janus Metz

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama,
  • Tennis players,
  • Wimbledon Championships (94th : 1980 : Wimbledon, London, England)

  • About the Edition

    Wimbledon, 1980. The rainiest summer in decades. The world is waiting to see the number one tennis player in the world, Bjorn Borg, claim his fifth Wimbledon title. But few know of the drama behind the scenes: at only 24, Borg is close to the end, run-down, worn out and ridden with anxiety. Meanwhile, the challenger John McEnro, 20, has decided to replace his former hero on the Wimbledon throne. A story about the price of success.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesBorg versus McEnroe
    ContributionsSverrir Gudnason, 1978- actor, LaBeouf, Shia, 1986- actor, Skarsgård, Stellan, actor, Novotny, Tuva, 1979- actor, Virgil Films
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1997.2 .B67 2018
    The Physical Object
    Format[videorecording]
    Pagination1 videodisc (107 min.)
    Number of Pages107
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26961766M
    OCLC/WorldCa1037002034

      One of “Borg vs. McEnroe’s” strongest elements is the growing realization on both sides that each man mirrors the other. When McEnroe says with passionate urgency, “You don’t understand what it. "Borg vs. McEnroe" is an anecdotally gratifying, psychologically nuanced, and dramatically agile character study of Borg, but, despite its extended depictions of a celebrated match, it's not a 84%.

    Borg vs McEnroe. 47K likes. Sverrir Gudnason and Shia LaBeouf star as legendary tennis rivals Björn Borg and John McEnroe in the upcoming drama - out 22 September in cinemas across the UK & Ireland/5(73).   BORG VS. MCENROE tells the story of the epic rivalry between Swedish tennis legend Bjo¨rn Borg (Gudnason) and his greatest adversary, the brash American John McEnroe (LaBeouf), which came to a head during the Wimbledon Championships%(K).

    It was "the IceBorg versus the SuperBrat," in the eyes of the world: the Wimbledon final pitting Björn Borg, a four-time champion who never lost his cool in a game, against John McEnroe, who Author: John Defore.   Borg vs McEnroe is released on Friday; Battle of the Sexes is out on 24 Nov. Geoff Dyer’s latest book, White Sands, is published by Canongate (£). To order a copy for £ go to.


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Borg vs. McEnroe by Janus Metz Download PDF EPUB FB2

The author will tell the story of the great rivalry between Borg and McEnroe as they headed towards their climactic showdown and the shift of tennis supremacy that followed.

The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more. Read it now. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to /5(4).

Björn Borg and John McEnroe were polar opposites on the tennis court; Borg was a reserved, methodical player and McEnroe, well, he was a firecracker. Janus Metz's impressive biopic, Borg vs McEnroe, shows that under the surface, these two rivals are more alike than most think. By documenting the events of the Wimbledon tournament, Metz does a masterful job telling their stories through Brand: Virgil Films.

Borg vs McEnroe tells the story of the epic rivalry between brash American tennis legend John McEnroe (LaBeouf), and his greatest adversary, the reigning world champion Björn Borg (Gudnason), which came to a head during the Wimbledon : Sport. It’s the McEnroe-Borg rivalry that Tennis magazine senior writer Stephen Tignor spotlights in his new book, High Strung: Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe Author: Scott Tiernan.

BORG VS. McENROE has a more interior approach, carrying the audience along beat by beat as each man summons up every bit of their strength to succeed%. Borg vs. McEnroe, about the Wimbledon match, fails to serve up the drama Shia LaBeouf is dynamic as John McEnroe, but the movie focuses.

Directed by Janus Metz. With Sverrir Gudnason, Shia LaBeouf, Stellan Skarsgård, Tuva Novotny. The story of the tennis rivalry between the placid Björn Borg and the volatile John McEnroe/10(K). Based on a true story, Borg vs. McEnroe chronicles the high-profile Wimbledon match between tennis greats John McEnroe and Bjorn Borg (played by Shia LaBeouf and Sverrir Gudnason, respectively).

John McEnroe, the brassy New Yorker, and Bjorn Borg, the cool Swede, had a chance to return to their old rivalry in a charity match on Randall’s Island, with McEnroe. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month 4 results for Books: "borg vs mcenroe".

Shia LaBeouf is perfectly cast as superbrat tennis ace John McEnroe, but this replay of his Wimbledon final with Björn Borg fails to create drama. Borg was a righty and played defense. McEnroe was a lefty and attacked.

The crowd loved Borg, the hero. McEnroe was a villain. One was ice. 34 points that defined a rivalry. In the fourth set of their final, Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe contested perhaps the greatest tie-break in Wimbledon history. The Wimbledon Men's Singles final was the championship tennis match of the Men's Singles tournament at the Wimbledon the final, Björn Borg defeated John McEnroe 1–6, 7–5, 6–3, 6–7 (16–18), 8–6 to win the was regarded at the time as the greatest match ever played.

It would be another 28 years before it would be rivaled by the Wimbledon men's Location: Wimbledon, England. Borg versus McEnroe book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Borg versus McEnroe will be enjoyed by those who have enjoyed the Borg /5(14). Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Tennis legend Björn Borg talks to Pat Cash about his epic duels with John McEnroe, his Wimbledon memories and his 60th birthday.

But Borg vs McEnroe argues that the two men were more similar than their public images suggested. As a teenage prodigy, Borg was consumed with fury and was just as enthusiastic a racket flinger as. Stoic, seemingly unflappable Björn Borg (Sverrir Gudnason) and volatile, temperamental brat John McEnroe (Shia LaBeouf) competed for the Wimbledon title in On paper, it.

‘Borg Vs. McEnroe’ Review: Shia LaBeouf Serves Up A Winning Impression Of A Bratty Tennis Great And Scores Almost as big a challenge as knocking off a four-time Wimbledon champion is actually centering an entire movie around a match where most probably already know the outcome/5(15).

John McEnroe Has One Critique of Shia LaBeouf’s Depiction of Him in Borg vs. McEnroe - Duration: Late Night with Seth Meyersviews.: borg mcenroe. Skip to main content. Try Prime All Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart.

Today's Deals Your Gift Cards Help.Borg vs McEnroe. 48K likes. Sverrir Gudnason and Shia LaBeouf star as legendary tennis rivals Björn Borg and John McEnroe in the upcoming drama - out 22 September in cinemas across the UK & Ireland/5(71).