TYSON


Year: 2008
USA: Sony Pictures Classics
UK: Revolver Entertainment
Cast: Mike Tyson
Director: James Tobak
Country: USA
USA & UK: 90 mins
USA Rated: R for language including sexual references
UK Certificate: 15 contains strong language, sports violence and sex references
USA Release Date: 24 April 2009 (Limited Release - New York and Los Angeles)
UK Release Date: 27 March 2009 (Limited Release)
UK DVD Release Date: 6 April 2009

Synopsis

TYSON is an award wining documentary film looking at the controversial history of World Champion boxer Mike Tyson. With unseen footage and new interviews, Tyson talks about his rape conviction, money problems and religion. The only voice in the documentary is Tyson's, which is occasionally interspersed with previous Tyson boxing footage.

The film picked up the 'Knockout' award at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival.