The Game of Their Lives (2002)

10/21/2002 (GB) Documentary 1h 20m
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The greatest shock in World Cup history


A BBC documentary producer is given unprecedented access in North Korea to chronicle the story of the famed 1966 World Cup team from the North that advanced to the quarterfinals. The feature includes interviews with surviving members of the team, English fans and soccer pundits who saw the North Koreans upset Italy, 1-0.

  1. Daniel Gordon

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Daniel Gordon

    Narrator (voice)

  2. Paul Nicholson


  3. Pak Doo-ik


  4. Giovanni Rivera


  5. Eusébio


    Self (archive footage) (uncredited)

  6. Prince Philip

    Prince Philip

    Self (archive footage) (uncredited)

  7. Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom

    Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom

    Self (archive footage) (uncredited)

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The Game of Their Lives

Status Released

Original Language English

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