Icarus – Netflix – Awarded Documentary

Genre     Documentary
Directed by Bryan Fogel
Released On   January 20, 2017 (Sundance),  August 4, 2017 (United States)
Duration   121 minutes
Channel Netflix

Icarus is a 2017 American documentary film by Bryan Fogel, which chronicles Fogel’s exploration of the option of doping to win an amateur cycling race and happening upon a major international doping scandal when he asks for the help of Grigory Rodchenkov, the head of the Russian anti-doping laboratory. It premiered at Sundance Film Festival on January 20, 2017, and was awarded the U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award (Orwell Award). At the 90th Academy Awards, the film won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.

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