Ahead of a release on the home formats in the UK in November, we have the first trailer for the upcoming football documentary 89. The documentary focuses in on the classic Liverpool/ Arsenal football match from 1989, the final game of the season which would see history made at Anfield. The event was seen as one of the most pivotal and dramatic moments in football, and this story is told by the history makers themselves. You can watch the 89 film trailer below.
89 film trailer lands online ahead of November home release.
Anfield 1989. For the first time in a century the final game of the season pitted the top two teams against each other for an intense sporting duel watched by millions. The league title was the prize and the entire season hinged on how the very last seconds played out. Arsenal were unfancied and unfashionable compared to the mighty Liverpool. The odds were stacked against them.
Set against the culture, style and music background of the 1980s, 89 mixes archive and unseen footage from football games at the time. Packed with revealing interviews, insights and memories from the original squad, game officials, fans and the people there that night, it’s the definitive account of a watershed moment in football and a must-watch for any sports fan.
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With unprecedented access to the protagonists Lee Dixon, George Graham, Tony Adams and Michael Thomas, as well as Arsenal legend Ian Wright, and contributions from avid fans Dermot O’Leary, Nick Hornby and Alan Davies – 89 is a nostalgic, emotional tribute to one of the most compelling football finales of all time.
Directed by Dave Stewart (The Humans Face, Origins of Us) and executive produced by former Arsenal right-back Lee Dixon and football correspondent Amy Lawrence, 89 is a universal tale of a band of brothers whose camaraderie has lasted long after the trophy was lifted.
“It stands alone as the best moment I ever experienced in football. A unique time in football history threw up an unimaginable finale. To this day people talk about where they were when it happened. 89 is our side of one of the most dramatic and emotionally charged nights in football, told from our vantage point inside the dressing room and on the pitch.” Lee Dixon said in an official release.
89 releases on Blu-ray, DVD and on Digital Download from 20 November. Watch the first trailer below. The film can be pre-ordered at Amazon now.